Homeless Men Aid Victims of Manchester Terrorist Attack

Homeless men in Manchester, UK are being hailed as a heroes.  Chris Parker, 33, had been begging in the Manchester Arena foyer where suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated his device, killing 22 people during an Ariane Grande concert. Amid the carnage and chaos as people began to flee the concert he rushed forward to help victims. Stephen Jones, 35, who had been sleeping on the street near the arena also ran to help deal with the gruesome aftermath.

A tearful Parker recounted: "I heard a bang and within a split second I saw a white flash, then smoke and then I heard screaming. It knocked me to the floor and then I got up and instead of running away my gut instinct was to run back and try and help," There was people lying on the floor everywhere." I saw a little girl... she had no legs. I wrapped her in one of the merchandise T-shirts and I said 'where is your mum and daddy?' She said: 'my dad is at work, my mum is up there'." He said he thought the mother had died.

Jones, a former bricklayer who has been sleeping outside for more than a year, recalled wiping blood from children's eyes after dashing to help. "It was a lot of children with blood all over them, crying and screaming," he told ITV television. "We were having to pull nails out of their arms and a couple out of this little girl's face." Jones said it was "just instinct" to help. "If I didn't help I wouldn't be able to live with myself walking away and leaving kids like that," he said.

Meanwhile wealthy singer, Ariane Grande fled the scene, abandoning her young fans to their fate.

Yet feminist politicians in Britain and the US continually step on homeless men. Politicians such as Sarah Champion,  Sophie Walker, Dianne Feinstein, Kristen Gillabrand demand more financial resources be diverted into programs exclusively for women. Programs such as UK Government funding for  women and girls,  Stopping violence against only women  and Women Owned Small Businesses (U.S.)   Manchester even offers a program exclusively  for homeless women.

Meanwhile, homeless men such as Parker and Jones receive virtually nothing.

Financial aid should be based on economic need NOT gender. Fortunately, UK citizens have chosen to bypass the nitwit sexist politicians. An online fundraiser created by Manchester resident Michael Johns has raised around $52000 for Chris Parker. A separate fundraiser, created by local resident Diane Moore has raised almost $35,000 for Stephen Jones.

May 24, 2017

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