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Sat Oct 14, 2017, 02:50 AM

University of Cincinnati to allow white nationalist to speak

The University of Cincinnati says it will allow white nationalist leader Richard Spencer to speak on campus, while Ohio State University says it can't accommodate a rental request for a Nov. 15 speech but is considering alternatives.

UC president Neville Pinto said in an email that the university is finalizing details of Spencer's visit and promises to make safety a priority. Pinto said in the university-wide email on Friday that Spencer's "ideology of hate and exclusion is antithetical" to the university's core values but that as a public institution it had to allow Spencer to speak because of his constitutional right to free speech.

"It is the power and promise of (our) diversity to change the world for the better that has the hate-filled so unsettled," Pinto said. "We ask for your patience, support, and understanding as we prepare for a trying time for our community."

The director of Ohio State's legal office, Christopher Culley, said in a letter that it couldn't accommodate a request for Spencer to speak on Nov. 15 "without substantial risk to public safety" but expects to decide if there are "viable" alternatives by the end of next week.

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/sns-bc-oh--ohio-richard-spencer-20171013-story.html

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TexasTowelie Oct 2017 OP
get the red out Oct 2017 #1

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Sat Oct 14, 2017, 06:07 AM

1. If this racist SOB

ever gets what is coming to him, I hope it's videoed and that I have popcorn. Not that I would ever hope for something so illegal happening.........

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