Shawn Hamerlinck tells students ‘go back home’ after they protest rising tuition

A Republican lawmaker told Iowa college students to “go back home” during a state senate committee hearing on Monday. The students had gathered to protest rising tuition costs in a meeting to discuss the state budget, reports the Huffington Post. State Senator Shawn Hamerlinck listened to the students describe how their tuitions were being affected by budget cuts. He then let the students know exactly how he felt about what they were doing…

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