After reports surfaced that the University of Michigan cancelled an on campus showing of American Sniper over “racist” and “mass killing” concerns, the university has walked back the decision to cancel.

According to the University of Michigan’s official campus involvement Twitter account, the film will be shown, but in a different forum.

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Derek Hunter of the Daily Caller has the original report:

University Cancels ‘American Sniper’ Screening Because It’s ‘Racist,’ Kyle A ‘Mass Killer’

The University of Michigan has canceled a screening of the blockbuster movie “American Sniper” because student protesters claim the film “sympathizes with a mass killer.”

The movie, which was nominated for several Oscars including Best Picture, tells the life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his struggles in Iraq and back at home.

But to a group of students under the banner “Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) and Muslim Students,” the movie is nothing more than racist.

They write:

Anti-Muslim and anti-MENA hate crimes are growing increasingly common. These incidents create an unsafe space that does not allow for positive dialogue and triggers U of M students. Examples like the recent Chapel Hill shooting, which took the lives of three Arab American Muslim students, Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, and Razan Abu-Salha, contribute to this lack of safety and space for Muslim and/or MENA students. Deah’s sister, Dr. Suzanne Barakat, has publicly stated how American Sniper has contributed to a culture of Islamophobia in America. Although we respect the right to freedom of speech, we believe that with this right comes responsibility: responsibility of action, intention, and outcome.