A clothing company is apparently so interested in pushing the borders of style, its tried to make the swastika a emblem of love and peace. That statement, though, has been met with massive resist online.
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K A Designs tried to push the narrative that it was reclaiming the swastika by explaining that it’s a 5,000 -year-old symbol that was once associated with peace, enjoy, and life until the Nazisturned it into a marker of hate.
They stigmatized the swastika eternally, K A explained in its video. They won. They limited our freedom. Or maybe not? The swastika “il come back”, along with peace, along with adoration, together with respect, along with freedom.
Then, it introduced a rainbow-colored swastika that could be printed on shirts, promoting love, peace, zen, and freedom.
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The backlash was almost immediate.
I am outraged and shocked that any corporation would seek to profit from selling such reprehensible items, Dr. Dvir Abramovich, chairman of the Anti-Defamation Commission in Australia, told PinkNews. The swastika does not represent the LGBTI community, whose members were the victims of Hitlers evil regime. And no, it cannot be rebranded as a symbol of peace. KAs nave, and in many ways, selfish position proves a staggering deficiency of concern for the thoughts of those who survived the Holocaust and those who lost relatives to the monstrous deeds of the Third Reich.
As of Monday morning, Teespring had taken the T-shirts offline. K A Designs did not immediately respond to a Daily Dot request for comment.
But K A Designswhich describes itself as your source for quality vintage style tees with funny sayings and original designings for guys and girlsappears not to be backing down from the controversy.
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