Arizona Teacher Tweets Death Wish On Immigrants: “Just Kill Them”

Arizona teacher Bonnie Verne fell under fire after taking to Twitter to share her xenophobic views on immigrants last week. “Why deport? Just kill them,” she wrote in a now-deleted response to conservative commentator Ann Coulter. “Or we can just put a bullet in their head immediately.”

Before Pardes Jewish Day School could launch an investigation or move to terminate the third-grade teacher, Verne chose to step down amid public backlash for her actions. According to Latina Magazine, many people left one and two star reviews on the institution’s Facebook page following the incident.

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“Bonnie deeply regrets having in recent days made comments using her personal social media account that were inappropriate, offensive, and unbefitting of a Pardes teacher,” the school released in a statement. “She believes, and the school concurs, that the best course of action, both for her and Pardes, is for her to resign immediately.”

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