Jason Rothfarb, Vice President of Student Affairs at the University of Alabama SGA, issued a follow-up statement regarding his previous email regarding interruptions during the Alabama / LSU football game. The email was posted via social media:
"Some have misinterpreted my comment about 'disruptive behavior'. As with other games this season, the organization's lockout spots will be clearly marked, but at certain times, other students may and should have access to open seats. Through disruptive behavior, we ask students to be respectful of all students and staff and to avoid disputes.
My email has nothing to do with someone's First Amendment rights and I'm sorry for the confusion.
Rothbarb's comments came after a letter was sent blocking groups of venues warning that "All organizations that engage in disruptive behavior during the game will be promptly removed from the debris block. of the season. "
The warning note was sent just days before President Trump's anticipated appearance at Bryant Denny Stadium.
In a separate statement, Jackson Fuentes, SGA secretary, stated that" the SGA firmly reaffirms its belief in free speech and free speech. students to express their opinions. Today's report erroneously gave the political context of a message intended only to remind students of increased security and the effects of disputes or other behavior unsuitable for a student at the University of Alabama, as defined in Capstone Creed.
"We look forward to congratulating The Crimson Tide, along with the student body, on Saturday afternoon." [1
"No other game this season has received as much attention as this one has received. In this way, our statement was timely and made for the safety of all students, "he said.
The Student Government Association at the University of Alabama warns student groups that cause disruption while visiting President Trump's Tide & # 39; s Saturday matchup against LSU could result in loss of reserved seats for the remainder of the season. of Bryant Presidential Trump is expected to be in the public eye.
Disruptive activities will have consequences, Rothfarb writes.
"Any organization that engages in disruptive behavior during the game will be immediately removed from block locations for the remainder of the season,
Copies of the letter were posted on social media.
The CAA did not respond to a request for comment on the letter.
Nearly 60 student groups – mostly Greek organizations – have reserved Bryant-Denis Stadium blocks.
All those present at the game are urged to arrive early for additional security measures.
Rothfarb told student groups that all members of organizations should be at the stadium no later than 12:30 pm before 2:30 pm
The gates of the stadium will open at 11:30 am  In addition to the presidential visit, ESPN's College GameDay and SEC's SEC nation will broadcast live from Tuscaloosa.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Madox tweets photos of
Updated November 6 at 2:38 pm to clarify Rothfarb related breaks, not protests.