No, they should walk away and not be silly. If they choose to be silly, they deserve the above, and more.
Really, the whole idea of "making a stand" for "rights" at the above cost is so disgusting
that it boggles the mind that anybody could find this sorry lot sympathetic in any sense. The violence is all their own choosing, the victimization their own doing. All because they prefer to be "happy" on a lawn they themselves planted!