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College suspends student for asking questions about gun control [during a public forum]
dailycaller ^ | 04/02/2014 | Robby Soave

Posted on 04/03/2014 5:03:13 AM PDT by virgil283

"A Connecticut community college suspended a student veteran for his aggressive questioning of Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy during a public forum,....

Shortly thereafter, Saucier received notice from the administration that he was suspended on grounds that his “continued presence on campus would present a danger to the persons, property and/or academic process of the College....

The college attempted to persuade Saucier to plead guilty to the charges and undergo counseling. He refused, opting instead for a formal hearing. At the hearing, administrators refused to let him play his recorded video, which he argued would acquit him by showing that he did nothing wrong. Saucier was found guilty of all charges. His suspension was lifted, but any further trouble from him and he will be expelled, administrators said..... The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has accused ACC of violating Saucier’s free speech and due process rights by disciplining him for speaking his mind and subjecting him to a sham trial....

“ACC’s myriad violations of Nicholas Saucier’s rights, effective rewriting of its conduct procedures, and failure to rectify its errors should give all Americans great concern,” said Peter Bonilla, director of FIRE’s Individual Rights Defense Program, in a statement. [H/T instapundit]

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/04/02/college-suspends-student-for-asking-questions-about-gun-control/#ixzz2xp9I2MvJ

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Society
KEYWORDS: guncontrol
You will obey.....
1 posted on 04/03/2014 5:03:14 AM PDT by virgil283
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Sue the bastards!


2 posted on 04/03/2014 5:04:42 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: virgil283
Are you kidding me? Why not just summarily send him to a re-education camp?

What do you mean the camps aren't open? Maybe not yet...

3 posted on 04/03/2014 5:07:23 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: virgil283

Four words:

Civil
Rights
Law
Suit


4 posted on 04/03/2014 5:07:35 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: virgil283

Free speech for me but not for thee if thy words offend our ears.

Tyranny in Academia demonstrates how far the liberals have dominated and perverted the original concept of open inquiry and discussion that was the foundation of the concepts of “Callege” and “University”!


5 posted on 04/03/2014 5:11:48 AM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: virgil283

Are these people trying out for commandant positions at FEMA camps.


6 posted on 04/03/2014 5:12:36 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Former Proud Canadian
Is it not interesting that ‘Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy’ who could’ve, with one phone call put a stop to this, or did he institute it with that one phone call ?????
7 posted on 04/03/2014 5:12:39 AM PDT by virgil283 (When the sun spins, the cross appears, and the skies burn red)
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To: virgil283

He’s better off not being in that cesspool.


8 posted on 04/03/2014 5:13:44 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: virgil283

This won’t end well for the college.


9 posted on 04/03/2014 5:14:06 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: virgil283

Clarification of the ‘school’ involved; Asnuntuck Community College.


10 posted on 04/03/2014 5:14:35 AM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: virgil283

So... questioning an elected official is now an “offense.”

The brave new world of “New Amerika.”


11 posted on 04/03/2014 5:14:38 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: virgil283

I know that there is a good economic reason for staying in Connecticut (one’s job is there), but aside from that, I see no reason to live there.

Having relatives there seems to me to be a weak reason. We have telephones, the Internet and automobile, bus, train and air transportation by means of keeping in touch.

If it’s not your job keeping you there, you really ought to think in terms of your basic freedoms and leave that miserable state.


12 posted on 04/03/2014 5:15:59 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: virgil283

Free speech. As long as it’s approved free speech.


13 posted on 04/03/2014 5:16:35 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: virgil283

Surrender your rights on campus...


14 posted on 04/03/2014 5:17:23 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: old and tired

In a sane America, that would have been true.


15 posted on 04/03/2014 5:20:37 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: virgil283

They have a few ways of forcing compliance.
they suspend you from school
they make you attend a reeducation camp
they sic the IRS on you
they look in your private information on government computers and leak it to the press
they accuse you of racism

Fascism.


16 posted on 04/03/2014 5:20:49 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: virgil283

Democratic looney tunes


17 posted on 04/03/2014 5:22:04 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: virgil283

His main problem was that he did not incite 20 other students to occupy the college admin building, trash the offices and spray paint graffiti everywhere...

Oh, and he forgot to wear his “Che” tee shirt... or maybe a “Rainbow Coalition” shirt.


18 posted on 04/03/2014 5:26:30 AM PDT by BwanaNdege
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To: Former Proud Canadian

“Why not just summarily send him to a re-education camp?”

Now you’re talking comrade. He should be frightened into complying with the agenda.

/Sarcasm/

IMHO


19 posted on 04/03/2014 5:27:38 AM PDT by ripley
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To: virgil283

20 posted on 04/03/2014 5:34:05 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: virgil283

Followed the governor to his car afterwards? He’s an idiot.


21 posted on 04/03/2014 5:36:19 AM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: virgil283
Trade School
22 posted on 04/03/2014 5:36:25 AM PDT by tomkat (we should've opted for flax)
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To: virgil283
At the hearing, administrators refused to let him play his recorded video, which he argued would acquit him by showing that he did nothing wrong.

Evidence? We already have the verdict and sentencing before the trial. Why do we need this evidence to slow things down?

23 posted on 04/03/2014 5:45:48 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: old and tired
re: This won’t end well for the college.

Sorry, but I must disagree. This community college is in Connecticut. Not exactly a bastion of freedom.

24 posted on 04/03/2014 5:45:58 AM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: ripley
What you do not understand party line and proper questions to ask a party member? This is sad that student march with others was not learned by him. The great mother land will soon take him in hand and redirect his mind to party line of thinking. Comrade a new wonderful world is coming soon.

/Sarcasm/

25 posted on 04/03/2014 5:47:05 AM PDT by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!)
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To: virgil283

“Aggressively questioning” a Republican on the other hand would have made him a hero with the school’s administrators.


26 posted on 04/03/2014 6:06:50 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: SES1066

27 posted on 04/03/2014 6:08:29 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: ripley
Frightened?

Comrade, you are talking about the old days. In the glorious NEW REPUBLIC, so called "free thinking" individuals will be put in their place. They will be re-educated. Their thinking will be realigned so that there is no dissent.

28 posted on 04/03/2014 6:15:52 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: virgil283

If you read the article, he followed that guy out to his car after the event and called him a snake. He didn’t just ask questions at the event. Sounds like the kind of harassment that lefties are allowed to do, but that doesn’t make it right or smart.


29 posted on 04/03/2014 6:17:29 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: virgil283

sue them. seek damages.


30 posted on 04/03/2014 6:18:14 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: virgil283
Saucier was found guilty of all charges. His suspension was lifted, but any further trouble from him and he will be expelled, administrators said

Trial. Guilty. But curiously, no penalty. The lack of a penalty eliminates harm, thus no threat of an appeal or civil suit. However, the person is sufficiently frightened by the process. Now the person is conditioned to accept the lesson from the education camp.

31 posted on 04/03/2014 6:39:39 AM PDT by kidd
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To: virgil283

Lawyer up.


32 posted on 04/03/2014 6:41:08 AM PDT by Timocrat (Ingnorantia non excusat)
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To: virgil283
aggressive questioning

WTF!?!?!?

33 posted on 04/03/2014 6:42:30 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: virgil283

34 posted on 04/03/2014 6:44:40 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: samtheman

The Department of Thought Control Commissars is working overtime.


35 posted on 04/03/2014 7:00:04 AM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: virgil283
CELEBRATE FREE SPEECH!
at the Asnuntuck Community College

In America, we are gifted with the First Amendment, in which Government grants us the right to free speech! Celebrate this historical right at the Free Speech Forum, scheduled at Muzzle Hall, on July 9, 2014!
Please be aware, the following topics are RESTRICTED and any violations will be met with expulsion, fines, and criminal prosecution:The following topics are PERMITTED:
Our right of free speech sets us apart from the rest of the world!
Celebrate it with us!

36 posted on 04/03/2014 7:01:14 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

I think you left out that we are all free to gloriously praise the glorious leaders of Asnuntuck Community College.


37 posted on 04/03/2014 7:05:44 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: samtheman

That is so obvious as not to need to be in print.


38 posted on 04/03/2014 7:13:25 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: OldPossum

Thats my only reason anymore, and I am currently doing interviews with companies in other (less rabid blue) states, i.e. the Carolinas.


39 posted on 04/03/2014 7:15:50 AM PDT by SteelCurtain_SSN720 (If you pass the rabid child, say "hammer down" for me)
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To: virgil283

“The debate is over”

You shall remain silent.


40 posted on 04/03/2014 7:28:03 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Gene Eric

YES!!! Sue the bastards.


41 posted on 04/03/2014 7:38:06 AM PDT by windcliff
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To: ScottinVA

“So...questioning and elected official is now an ‘offense’.”

No.

Only brilliant,intellectual, Progressives are allowed to noisily protest the actions of any right-wing, knuckle-dragging, bible-thumping, gun-loving Christian moron.

Right-wing, knuckle-dragging, bible-thumping, gun-loving
Christian morons are not allowed to protest the actions of brilliant, intellectual, Progressives because brilliant, intellectual, Progressives are genetically superior.

See? Ya’ know?

/s/

IMHO


42 posted on 04/03/2014 7:52:58 AM PDT by ripley
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Long Live the Revolution and Long Live Brilliant, Intellectual, Really-Really Smart Progressives!!!!!

/sarcasm/

IMHO


43 posted on 04/03/2014 7:55:02 AM PDT by ripley
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To: ripley

I hope you are not referring to me. Huxley and Orwell had this figured out a long time ago.


44 posted on 04/03/2014 8:00:59 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: virgil283
The title and tenor of this article seem misleading. It doesn't appear Saucier was suspending for merely asking questions.

I'm guessing the claim Saucier followed the gun-grabber governor to his car as part of an escalating encounter while shouting obscenities had something to do with it.

45 posted on 04/03/2014 8:01:41 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: virgil283

Sue everyone involved into bankruptcy. Own their homes. Break up their marriages. Make their children cry.


46 posted on 04/03/2014 8:02:51 AM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: virgil283

The very raison de être for “higher learning” is the thing they loathe: hard questions.


47 posted on 04/03/2014 10:33:13 AM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can STILL go straight to hell.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Google belligerent claimant, and learn.


48 posted on 04/03/2014 10:35:59 AM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can STILL go straight to hell.)
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To: SteelCurtain_SSN720

Good for you!

Consider my home state of Alabama. It’s a beautiful state, with the mountains in the north and the seashore in the south, although its seashores do not compare of those of the Carolinas. And its politics are the very opposite of those in New England.


49 posted on 04/03/2014 1:07:43 PM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: OldPossum

“...although its seashores do not compare of those of the Carolinas...

Alabama beaches have whiter sand and clearer water than the Carolina beaches. But those Atlantic beaches have some surfing.


50 posted on 04/03/2014 1:12:34 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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