Urban Outfitters Apologizes For Red-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt

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Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters faced tremendous backlash and subsequently apologized for briefly selling a sweatshirt featuring blood-like red splatters over insignia for Kent State University, the site of the deadly 1970 shooting of four student protesters by the National Guard. What do you think?

“Come on, they were only trying to make money with tasteless merchandise and hoped nobody would notice.”

Kim Murphy • Tank Diver

“Damn right. If you want to sell a bloodstained Kent State sweatshirt, you clear it with their licensing department first.”

Geoff Fowler • Systems Analyst


“To be fair, it will only be offensive to Americans who have the slightest grasp of American history.”

Conrad Mitchell • Surveillance Analyst