"the issue of free speech is coming up a lot in classrooms of whether you can set a price on it..." The post Five arrested at Patriot Prayer rally on University of Washington campus appeared first on Hot Air.
Lessons from Charlottesville Since the violent events that took place in Charlottesville, VA, this past August, when a white supremacist rally led to the killing of a peaceful counter-protester, there has been a lot of reflection inShow More Summary
In a little-noted passage of his speech at a Saturday rally in Pensacola, Florida, mostly devoted to support for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, President Trump revived a theme that some of his aides had hoped he’d abandoned—his demeaning of America’s allies, his dismissal of NATO as an outfit of no real use to U.S. Show More Summary
Matthias Thorpe, a co-organizer for the Boston free speech rallies, was brutally attacked by a mob of Antifa on Friday evening — resulting in multiple fractures in his face. Thorpe, 28, and a few friends had attended a discussion about Antifa featuring Mark Bray, the author of the Anti-Fascist Handbook at the Harvard Coop. Show More Summary
A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counter-protesters.
Boston’s NPR affiliate reports: One of the organizers of a recent and controversial self-described “free speech” rally on Boston Common is suing Mayor Marty Walsh, saying the mayor slandered him by linking its participants with white supremacists and other hate groups. Show More Summary
PUSHBACK: “An organizer of a recent Free Speech Rally in Boston has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Mayor Martin J. Walsh after he says Walsh purposefully defamed the group as neo-Nazis, which led to him being hounded by internet activists and losing his job.”
"I believe the Mayor was purposefully lying and if he wasn’t lying, he was grotesquely incompetent." The post Boston free speech rally organizer suing city’s mayor for slander appeared first on Hot Air.
So Nazi Racist jagoff Richard Spencer rented out his own speech space at the University of Florida (desperate much?) to hold a rally and then told the University he's sue if they tried to take his "right" to speak there away. Since U of F is a state university it actually is a First Amendment issue, sorta. Show More Summary
Campus officials at the University of Florida are preparing for white nationalist Richard Spencer to visit their campus next month — and are being forced to spend upwards of $500,000 to provide him with security. It’s the latest in a series of right-wing rallies which taxpayers and beleaguered universities are picking up the bill for. […]
Milo Yiannopoulos says the far-right rally is a go. Others say it's canceled. Either way, the California campus is bracing for big protests.
The alt-right media personality didn't get his "Free Speech Week" — but he successfully trolled this campus.
The right-wing rally planned at the famously liberal campus is almost certain to draw counter-protesters.
Some of the crowd was chanting, "make racists afraid again."
DEMOCRATIC OPERATIVES WITH BASEBALL BATS: After melees, Berkeley mayor asks Cal to cancel right-wing Free Speech Week. In the aftermath of a right-wing rally Sunday that ended with anarchists chasing attendees from a downtown park, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin urged UC Berkeley on Monday to cancel conservatives’ plans for a Free Speech Week next month […]
[guest post by Dana] Berkeley, no longer a bastion of free speech: In the aftermath of a right-wing rally Sunday that ended with anarchists chasing attendees from a downtown park, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin urged UC Berkeley on Monday to cancel conservatives’ plans for a Free Speech Week next month to avoid making the city […]
The heckler’s veto in action (San Francisco Chronicle) In the aftermath of a right-wing rally Sunday that ended with anarchists chasing attendees from a downtown park, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin
Over the weekend, the radical leftist group known as Antifa descended on a right-wing rally in Berkeley, California to violently shut down the free speech rights of any who didn’t agree with their twisted worldview. And after turning...Show More Summary
Hundreds of black-clad activists with covered faces who overwhelmed a peaceful Northern California protest and beat several perceived political enemies have reignited the debate over ensuring free speech while protecting … Click to Continue »
The California city that birthed the American free speech movement is preparing for potential clashes even though the person behind a right-wing rally scheduled for Sunday has pleaded with supporters … Click to Continue »