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ACLU Considering Lawsuits After Black VSU Students Are Kicked Out of Trump Rally

Donald Trump Tours South Georgia Day Before Super Tuesday
Posted at 10:36 PM, Mar 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-03 17:44:43-05

VALDOSTA, GA (WTXL) - The ACLU is looking into filing lawsuits, after nearly 30 black students are kicked out of Donald Trump's campaign rally at Valdosta State University Monday.

The rally was held at VSU's P.E. Complex.

The students, who say they were silently protesting, had tickets to the event, and claim they were kicked out before it even began.

The students say they did nothing wrong, but Valdosta Police say the group was being disruptive, and Trump's campaign asked for the students' removal.

Maya Dillard Smith, executive director of the ACLU of Georgia, says some of those students have reached out to them, claiming they were kicked out and considered a threat because of race: "At a big rally like this, it might be easy to lump everybody together, and say these ones were disruptive theses ones weren't but there doesn't appear to be any evidence that the students in question, the students that were ejected, the students that we have been in communication with, the students that we are considering representing, did anything, in fact."

The ACLU is still investigating the matter. Trump's campaign says they did not know about the incident.