University Campus Forcefully Shuts Down Free Speech
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University campuses that should be the bastion and protectors of freedom of speech, of variety of ideas and thoughts, a marketplace, if you will, of ideas, are often closed minded to people of faith and traditional Judeo-Christian values.
That’s exactly what happened at California State University in Los Angeles.
Mat Staver: Matt…here California State University in Los Angeles, student protesters swamped the university to barricade the entrances to a theater where a conservative commentator by the name of Ben Shapiro was set to deliver a speech about censorship and diversity on college campuses. And he actually got censored. His title of his message, or the event, was called “When Diversity Becomes a Problem.”
And, as a result of that they tried to censor him and they tried to shut him down when he had the clear right to freedom of speech.
Matt Barber: Yea…so much for tolerance, huh? And so much for diversity! Tolerance for me not for thee. You and I both know, when you hear the Left, the euphemistic language about tolerance and diversity and all of these things, that they mean a one way street here: tolerance if you agree with them, total intolerance if you disagree with them, up to and including literally violently barricading, threatening students who are going in to hear Ben Shapiro speak. Blocking the doors…
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