Students on the University of Alabama-Birmingham campus protested this week after a TA's curriculum vitae emphasized that he was a "native born citizen of the United States."
"Mike Pence does not represent the best of us as believers," says one former student of Taylor University in Indiana.
The bartender's social media posts prompted a pro-Trump group called Deplorable Pride to urge members to post negative reviews on his employer's Yelp page.
One protester said the crackdown supports the "criminalization of black men on campus."
Members of the community are protesting Trinity Bible Presbyterian Church to make sure that people who feel attacked by the message know they have allies.
"This is what our nation needs, peaceful dialogues, where two sides can come to a mutual agreement."
Many are frustrated by the school's lack of public condemnation, even during an active investigation.
Manuel Oliver, who lost his son in the Parkland, Fla., shooting, placed a bulletproof vest on the statue on Friday, The Hill reported.
The organizers of the rally in New Paltz, N.Y., respected the protesters' right to free speech.