The appearance of conservative writer Anne Coulter at the University of California, Berkeley, drew a crowd of protesters on Wednesday night, in the latest episode of "cancel culture" at the nation's colleges in college.
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Covering persons is a violation of campus protest policy, FOX 2 reported on Bay Bay. The station says seven people have been arrested.
A video posted online shows that Coulter quickly escorted past protesters to the building where the event, entitled "Adios, America", took place. He hosted the Republican College at Berkeley University.
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"They can protest anything they want and call out their slogans – free speech – I'm ready with that, but I'm not comfortable with someone stopping us from getting in," said Derrick Mine, a Republican member Marin County Central Committee, who told FOX 2 that he had paid $ 45 for his ticket.
"They can protest whatever they want and shout their slogans … but I'm not ready for anyone to stop us
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Some of the protesters said they were there to promote left-wing causes.
"We are here to show our support for DACA and also to protest over white supremacy," said Hamid Hakimi , a student protester before Berkeleyside.
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"I think it's important to hear people like her talk so they know it's real," a student named Aurora told FOX 2.
"What we are doing in protest indicates that her particular speech did not come here well," student Gianluca Pedrani tells the station.
"What we are doing in protest indicates that her specific speech is not welcome here. "
There were two protesters during the event, but only one was removed because the other agreed to remain silent, FOX 2 reports.
The Berkeley campus is often the center for the free debate a speech in September 2017 canceled a planned four-day event called Free Speech Week due to safety concerns.The protesters tried to silence the present speaker, provocateur Milo Yianopoulos.
Earlier that year, Culter canceled an event, because of safety concerns She called the situation "a dark day for free speech in America."
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"¡Adios, America !: The Plan of the Left to Turn the Country our third world hell "is a book written by Coulter in 2015.