Friday, December 30, 2016

Conor Kennedy views harassment among adults as bullying. He doesn't back away from defending his gay friend.

This is not the first arrest for Conor. He has joined the RFK, Jr. legacy.

February 14, 2012
By Deirdra Kaye

Conor Kennedy, (click here) Robert Kennedy Jr. and Daryl Hannah were arrested outside the White House on Valentine's Day morning. But it was for a good cause!...

December 29, 2016
By Jason Auslander

A 22-year-old member of the Kennedy family (click here) arrested after a bar fight early Thursday was defending a gay friend who was being bullied, his father said.
“Conor has always reacted against bullying,” said Robert Kennedy Jr. “I’m happy he stood up for his friend.”
John Conor Kennedy — who goes by Conor — had asked a group of four men to apologize to his friend for calling him a common homophobic slur an hour before the fight erupted at about 1:40 a.m. outside the Bootsy Bellows nightclub, Robert Kennedy said.
One of the men did come over and apologize to his friend at that point, he said. But when the crowd began leaving the club an hour later, at least two of the men began using homophobic slurs against Conor Kennedy’s friend again and he told them to stop, Robert Kennedy said.
One of the men asked what he was going to do about it and took a swing at Conor Kennedy and the fight broke out, he said. No physical contact occurred between the men and Conor Kennedy’s gay friend, Robert Kennedy said, terming the incident “menacing.”...