University of Chicago pro-life student says he received death threats for abortion funding bill

A University of Chicago student representative told Fox News he received death threats when he proposed a student government bill that would limit student fees going towardabortions.

Brett Barbin, a Campus Reform correspondent, said he was approached by concerned students who found out their student fees could go to funding abortion.

“We are trying to go to school to get an education. We shouldn’t have to be violating our conscience in this way,” Barbin told “Fox & Friends” Thursday morning.

Barbin said while no money has been used for abortions, the College Council, which has access to student fees, voted to give a grant to the Emergency Fund, which is intended to help low-income students. Jahne Brown, an Emergency Fund representative who is also the student government president-elect, said the fund’s first priority is supporting abortion.

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