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Rebel News reporter David Menzies asking WCDSB trustees about one of its members Wendy AshbyCampaign Life Coalition / Twitter

(LifeSiteNews) — Trustees for the Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) in Ontario walked out of their scheduled meeting Monday night after a group of concerned citizens showed up to challenge one of the trustee’s “racist, anti-Christian” social media posts.

In the now-viral video posted to Twitter by Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), Rebel News reporter David Menzies can be seen asking WCDSB chair Tracey Weiler about tweets made by one of the other board trustees, Wendy Ashby, in which she called “white Christian” males the “most dangerous creature on the planet.”

Standing up to ask a question in front of the board, Menzies read aloud Ashby’s remarks vilifying white Christian males, and asked, “Does this board condemn or approve this statement?”

During both the preamble to Menzies’ question and the question itself, Weiler can be heard shouting “point of order” and attempting to stop Menzies from talking. After he asks the question, that same trustee warns Menzies that “such behavior would result in your removal from this proceeding should it continue, please sit down sir.”

Menzies replied by saying he would have asked Ashby the question herself, but because she is “sitting this one out,” he has no choice but to ask the board about her conduct.

Once again Weiler tells Menzies to “sit down,” to which Menzies again asks, “Do you approve or condemn this racist, sexist, anti-Christian statement?”

After the strongly-worded question was fielded, the sizable crowd of locals present erupted with cheers and applause, with Menzies gesturing towards them as a way of showing the board that the public is interested in hearing a reply to his question.

As the applause and cheers continued, video footage shows the board members gathering their belongings and leaving the room.

The video, which at time of publication has been viewed more than 200,000 times, garnered a massive reaction online, with many people chiming in to share their thoughts.

One woman on Twitter asked, “Wait so this woman is on a religious school board? How, if she’s clearly showing disdain for it?”

To which CLC replied, “It sure does seem like she has infiltrated the Catholic board so as to undermine it from within, doesn’t it?”

Another Twitter user also jumped to give his thoughts, praising Menzies and everyone else who showed up in support:

Monday night’s pro-family turnout in protest of Ashby’s tweets was just one aspect of a larger push by CLC to have the trustee ousted from her position.

CLC previously launched an online petition breaking down Ashby’s remarks and demanding her firing, and has urged all those concerned to sign.

Last week, CLC also encouraged its pro-family base to “put pressure on the individual WCDSB trustees to censure Ashby over her anti-Christian hate mongering,” including in the suggestion a list of all the elected trustees and their contact information.

Cambridge / North Dumfries

David Guerin(519) 578-3660 Ext. 2162[email protected]

Marisa Phillips(519) 578-3660 Ext. 2166[email protected]

Bob Sikora(519) 578-3660 Ext. 2164

[email protected]

Kitchener / Wilmot

Kathy Doherty-Masters(Vice-Chair of the Board)(519) 578-3660 Ext. 2156[email protected]

Renee Kraft[email protected]

Tracey Weiler(Chair of the Board)519-578-3677 Ext. 2131

[email protected]

Waterloo / Wellesley / Woolwich

Sally Fuentes(519) 578-3660 Ext. 2158[email protected]

Linda Cuff(519) 578-3660 Ext. 2168[email protected]