The man who was captured on video Sunday violently kicking a female pro-life activist has lost his job at a Toronto hair salon. The victim says she will be
The man identified as Jordan Hunt has deleted his social media accounts after the backlash after a video of him spin-kicking the woman went viral.
In the video footage, Jordan Hunt is seen approaching a group of pro-life activists, after engaging them in a discussion about abortion he suddenly kicked a female activist and then ripped a Campaign Life ribbon off her jacket before fleeing the scene.
“He kicked me in the shoulder, my phone went flying,” Bissonnette told the Toronto Sun. “I start shouting for someone to call police and before he runs away, he goes up to me and I had a ribbon on my jacket indicating the leader, he tore it off my chest.”
She said that the kick left her with minor pain and those who saw the incident “were in shock.”
“When he began to pose and you can see in the video that he positions himself for this, I guess it didn’t register because it was very sudden,” Bissonnette continued. “You would expect someone to start yelling in a loud voice or be very aggressive before they would go and physically assault someone.”
Hunt, a Toronto hairstylist, was shortly fired from his job after his identity was revealed.
“It has been brought to our attention that Jordan Hunt has been caught on camera assaulting an innocent bystander at a pro-life rally. We don’t condone his actions and he has been let go. We believe that everyone has a right to an opinion and the right to voice their opinion without fear of physical violence,” the company posted on Instagram.
“I don’t think it’s acceptable to show any physical violence to anyone who disagrees with you. The perpetrator should know that.”