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Internet Trolls Started Promoting Violence Against Women After This Woman Was Violently Attacked By Men

@AnaGGuevara / Twitter / Ana G. Guevara / Facebook

Ana Guevara, former Olympic medalist and current Mexican Senator, was attacked by a group of men while riding her motorcycle on highway in December.

According to BBC, Guevara was riding her motorcycle on a highway near Mexico City when she was struck by a car. Then, four men got out of the car and beat Guevara as she laid injured.

When Guevara shared her story on Twitter, rather than coming together to show support for the victim of such a violent attack, a large number of Twitter users began tweeting #GolpearMujeresEsFelicidad, or #BeatingWomenIsHappiness. This is what happens when people have no empathy for humanity and hide behind Twitter avatars.

Some people decided to use her attack as a joke promoting domestic violence and assault against women.

@Armandeto / Twitter
CREDIT: @Armandeto / Twitter

“These women who are offended by this hashtag but use a photo with a dog filter in their profile picture are confused.”

Even other women think this kind of social media behavior is normal.

@_LucianaMelina / Twitter
CREDIT: @_LucianaMelina / Twitter

“If he doesn’t hit you, he doesn’t love you.”

A majority of people using the hashtag consider themselves to be part of Legion Holk, a group which promotes homophobia, misogyny and violence.

@UnaChicaHolk / Twitter
CREDIT: @UnaChicaHolk / Twitter

“Don’t do what this woman did. She forgot to make a sandwich. THINK!”

Seriously, a lot of people seem to find nothing wrong with this mentality.

@estebanlh13 / Twitter
CREDIT: @estebanlh13 / Twitter

“I’ll start hitting women to be happier.”

Thankfully, not everyone agrees with this hashtag.

And some have even asked what they think if their mothers were treated like this.

You know, because mothers are also women.

This man even questioned the morals of society after the hashtag started to trend.

“You have to be very sick for #BeatingWomenIsHappiness to be a trending topic and not a crime.” #PREACH

But people couldn’t help themselves, even saying they do this to their significant others.

@IvanLHolk7 / Twitter
CREDIT: @IvanLHolk7 / Twitter

“My girlfriend likes the blows I give her more than anything else. :(” Um…..what?!

This man even openly mocked Guevara by using her image.

@dRakothekillEr / Twitter
CREDIT: @dRakothekillEr / Twitter

“If you don’t believe me, ask her. XD”

And a few just used shocking images to show their support for violence against women.

@kuri102 / Twitter
CREDIT: @kuri102 / Twitter

“What are you doing outside of the kitchen?”

Others said that it is something that should be passed down to children.

@cbz2545 / Twitter
CREDIT: @cbz2545 / Twitter

“Enough, dad!! Give it to me I want to hit her too.”

Guevara also used Twitter to thank her supporters for their well wishes as she recovered after surgery related to the attack.

Guevara is recovering from her injuries and has even given a press conference to speak out against the attack, which you can watch below.

Violence is never the answer.

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READ: Internet Trolls Body Shamed This Mexican Olympic Gymnast

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When You Have A Mom Like This, You're Counting The Days For Second Semester To Start


When You Have A Mom Like This, You’re Counting The Days For Second Semester To Start

Credit: @cigarettesxs / Twitter

Everyone loooves winter break, especially if you’re a stressed-out college student attending school far from home. But once you’re back home during break, it’s not all rainbows and sparkles. It has its ups and downs, and this is what you end up having to deal with…

You finally get the chance to relax after a stressful week of finals.


Goodbye sleepless and stressful nights of studying, hellooooo vacation.?

HA, sike! You THOUGHT you were going home to relax.

Just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean you’re going to get away with not doing chores. It’s a break from school, not a break from life.

Sleeping in isn’t really an option.?

Latina moms don’t believe in sleeping in.

Posted by We are mitú on Saturday, November 26, 2016

Not even during the weekends. ?

You also lose the privacy you had back in college.


As long as you’re under your parents’ roof, your business is their business.

You now have to worry about curfew hours during the weekends.

😂😂😂😂😂 when your child doesn't come home to sleep, and your Mexican mom waits for you at the door 😂😂😂😂 so done with my mom lol Guillermo Garcia getting whooped 😂😂

Posted by Fatima Garcia on Sunday, January 1, 2017

Late night parties? Sleepovers?… ummmm, no.

And you’ll get stuck babysitting, since all of your younger siblings, cousins and nephews are also on winter break.?


Yayyyyy. ?

But on the plus side, everyone low-key spoils you because they miss you.?


And it’s the holidays, so they’re in extra good spirits

You also get home-cooked meals!! ???


Which is way better than constant junk food.

And if you get the flu while you’re on break, your mom will for sure take care of you con sopita, vaporú y todo.


When you’re away at college you don’t have mom at home to take care of you.?

And before you head back to school, your family will make sure to send you off with lots of goodies.

AKA food till midterms.

Overall, living away from home during your college years makes you appreciate your hometown and family so much more. ❤️


Which is why winter break is such a blessing.?

READ: 9 Of The Most Savage Texts Moms Have Sent

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