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Police remove man who criticizes Kennedy at Brown forum
Providence Journal ^ | 11/30/2009

Posted on 11/30/2009 1:59:43 PM PST by markomalley

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Brown University police forcibly removed a man attending a panel discussion about the politics of health care this afternoon after the man told Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy: ``You're not Catholic if you force Catholics into funding abortion.''

Kennedy was one of four panelists at the discussion. After each panelist made brief introductory remarks, the 200 people in the audience were allowed to ask questions. Christopher Young, a perpetual candidate for several public offices in Rhode Island, was the second person to take the microphone.

As he made a loud and rambling statement about public funds being used for abortions, a small group of campus police approached. They asked Young to stop yelling. He refused. Eventually the police forced him to the ground and dragged him out of the hall.

The issue of national health care and abortion set off a public feud between Kennedy and Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin. The men have clashed for weeks over publicly financed abortion in legislation overhauling the nation's health care system.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government; US: Rhode Island
KEYWORDS: abortion; comingtotakemeaway; kennedy; moralabsolutes; obamacare; orwelliannightmare; secretpolice

1 posted on 11/30/2009 1:59:46 PM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Patrick Kennedy is out of rehab again?


2 posted on 11/30/2009 2:00:57 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Keep your dog. Get rid of a Liberal.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

“Patrick Kennedy is out of rehab again?”

You have to keep drinking or they don’t invite you back.
(;-)_


3 posted on 11/30/2009 2:08:57 PM PST by Dem Guard
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To: markomalley
Eventually the police forced him to the ground and dragged him out of the hall.

Ahh, yes. Dissent is patriotic!

4 posted on 11/30/2009 2:09:09 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (whitey's over it.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Now that Teddy is gone, Patches soon will disappear from the scene as he no longer will have the old man to protect him.


5 posted on 11/30/2009 2:09:36 PM PST by CdMGuy
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To: markomalley

I do think there are times when our side gets unfair treatment. However, our side can use unwise tactics too.

If this guy wouldn’t release the mic and was shouting, I think it’s reasonable for the campus security to try to get things back under control. I’m sure it took some time to get him surrounded.

This guy could have raised the issue and asked a good question or two in a minute or so. By creating a scene, he took the chance of alienating people who could have been influenced for the good.

There are times when people on our side don’t use much sense.


6 posted on 11/30/2009 2:18:18 PM PST by DoughtyOne (A MELTING POT not a potters wheel. Join us. Don't try to turn this nation into the one you fled.)
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To: markomalley
rambling statement about public funds being used for abortions

Liberals always marginalize conservatives by calling their arguments “rambling.”

7 posted on 11/30/2009 2:25:03 PM PST by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: Fido969

Well, he sounds like a nut.


8 posted on 11/30/2009 2:26:44 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: markomalley

The guy should have been a little less shouty so when the police removed him it would be because of outright censorship and expose the PC police for who they really are.


9 posted on 11/30/2009 2:26:57 PM PST by GraceG
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To: GraceG

Patrick Kennedy should have an episode like this every day.


10 posted on 11/30/2009 2:33:17 PM PST by Mobties
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To: markomalley

Attacking the beast in it’s own lair - what do you expect?


11 posted on 11/30/2009 2:40:43 PM PST by Iron Munro (Obami I-Won Kenya-obian says: "This is not your Father's America")
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To: the invisib1e hand

There’s nothing in the First Amendment that says that freedom of speech includes the right to criticize a Kennedy. Young should know that.


12 posted on 11/30/2009 2:44:16 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: markomalley

Why should ANYONE believe this report?

Do you really trust the MSM to tell the truth of what happened?

Of course ‘they’ WANT this guy to sound like a nut. Duh!

Sigh.


13 posted on 11/30/2009 2:50:01 PM PST by TruthConquers (Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: GonzoII; wagglebee
Hi there.

I thought that this very disturbing article may be of interest to you.

14 posted on 11/30/2009 2:50:18 PM PST by hennie pennie
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To: TheThirdRuffian
Well, he sounds like a nut.

I don't know anything about him.

Sometimes you feel like a nut. Sometimes you don't.

15 posted on 11/30/2009 3:13:43 PM PST by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: markomalley

The Kennedy Brats better figure out that the K Legacy was and is a falacy.
The only ones that got that easy ride was the Brothers. doesn’t follow the the brats.
Kennedy is just another name NOW.


16 posted on 11/30/2009 4:25:36 PM PST by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: TheThirdRuffian
Well, he sounds like a nut.

Who, Kennedy or Young?
17 posted on 11/30/2009 4:30:41 PM PST by John D
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To: John D

Do I have to pick just one?


18 posted on 12/01/2009 8:36:47 AM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: DoughtyOne

The former Attorney General of Rhode Island, the top law enforcement official for Rhode Island, Arlene Violet, wrote an article that ran last week’s Valley Breeze newspapers in which she said that Brown University must drop the charges against 2010 Providence Mayoral Candidate Young (me) for an arrest that occurred at a public forum, violating my First Amendment Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion rights.

Press CTRL + Click on the link below to read the entire article or read article at the end of this letter.
The Valley Breeze: ARLENE VIOLET - Brown University over-reacts
http://www.valleybreeze.com/Freecol/CL-EDIT-EDIT-arlene-violet-for-dec-10-clone


19 posted on 12/24/2009 11:50:38 PM PST by ChrisYoung
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To: TheThirdRuffian

The former Attorney General of Rhode Island, the top law enforcement official for Rhode Island, Arlene Violet, wrote an article that ran last week’s Valley Breeze newspapers in which she said that Brown University must drop the charges against 2010 Providence Mayoral Candidate Young (me) for an arrest that occurred at a public forum, violating my First Amendment Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion rights.

Press CTRL + Click on the link below to read the entire article or read article at the end of this letter.
The Valley Breeze: ARLENE VIOLET - Brown University over-reacts
http://www.valleybreeze.com/Freecol/CL-EDIT-EDIT-arlene-violet-for-dec-10-clone


20 posted on 12/24/2009 11:50:40 PM PST by ChrisYoung
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To: TheThirdRuffian

The former Attorney General of Rhode Island, the top law enforcement official for Rhode Island, Arlene Violet, wrote an article that ran last week’s Valley Breeze newspapers in which she said that Brown University must drop the charges against 2010 Providence Mayoral Candidate Young (me) for an arrest that occurred at a public forum, violating my First Amendment Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion rights.

Press CTRL + Click on the link below to read the entire article or read article at the end of this letter.
The Valley Breeze: ARLENE VIOLET - Brown University over-reacts
http://www.valleybreeze.com/Freecol/CL-EDIT-EDIT-arlene-violet-for-dec-10-clone


21 posted on 12/24/2009 11:50:44 PM PST by ChrisYoung (John the womanizer)
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To: markomalley

According to a Yahoo story, Ted Kennedy’s widow said Teddy must be looking down from Heaven smiling after the Health Care Bill vote in the Senate this morning.

I think Teddy, the murderer of Mary Jo and the greatest supporter of on demand Abortion, was looking up, not down.


22 posted on 12/24/2009 11:58:08 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Election 2010. No RATS, No RINOS...)
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To: ChrisYoung

Thank you for the correction Chris. From the article it sounded more like you were rambling on and on. I’ve seen that happen, and in that case the speaker more or less asks for intervention.

That does not seem to be the case in this instance. The description by the former Attorney General of the state made it clear, you did not stray very far from the ground rules in effect at the event.

I’m sorry to have come to the wrong conclusion earlier regarding your actions. I do appreciate you bringing to to my attention.

Has Brown made any indication subsequent to this commentary, that would lead you to think they will drop the charges?

I would hope that they would do so.

Please keep us informed on the matter.

I note that you signed up just before the end of the day, Christmas Eve local time here. Welcome.


23 posted on 12/25/2009 12:34:21 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Good news. HC bill will not cover illegal aliens. Bad news. 20-35 million will become citizens.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Brown University owns over 350 pieces of property and has restricted my ability to campaign in those properties. They issued a no trespass order on me. I have stated for years that I want to tax them, the 350 pieces of property they pay no taxes on. Private police work only for the corporation not the people. This country is ending. A national civil rights group has offered help with my case. I am looking for a in state attorney but most fear Brown University. They are very powerful and have restricted my constitutional right to campaign now.

Chris Young


24 posted on 12/25/2009 7:50:06 PM PST by ChrisYoung (John the womanizer)
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To: markomalley

Brown University owns over 350 pieces of property and has restricted my ability to campaign in those properties. They issued a no trespass order on me. I have stated for years that I want to tax them, the 350 pieces of property they pay no taxes on. Private police work only for the corporation not the people. This country is ending. A national civil rights group has offered help with my case. I am looking for a in state attorney but most fear Brown University. They are very powerful and have restricted my constitutional right to campaign now.

Chris Young


25 posted on 12/25/2009 7:50:10 PM PST by ChrisYoung (John the womanizer)
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To: DoughtyOne

Brown University owns over 350 pieces of property and has restricted my ability to campaign in those properties. They issued a no trespass order on me. I have stated for years that I want to tax them, the 350 pieces of property they pay no taxes on. Private police work only for the corporation not the people. This country is ending. A national civil rights group has offered help with my case. I am looking for a in state attorney but most fear Brown University. They are very powerful and have restricted my constitutional right to campaign now. My phone number is 401-477-6178 if you know a Rhode Island attorney who stands for the constitution.

Chris Young


26 posted on 12/25/2009 7:53:16 PM PST by ChrisYoung (John the womanizer)
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To: ChrisYoung

Christ, I don’t, but I wish you success with your effort.

Thank you for responding. It helps to know what the full situation is back there.

Take care.


27 posted on 12/26/2009 11:47:27 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Good news. HC bill will not cover illegal aliens. Bad news. 20-35 million will become citizens.)
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To: ChrisYoung

Sounds wonderful. I apologize for falling for the spin and concluding you were a nut.

Good luck and God speed.


28 posted on 12/28/2009 8:09:01 AM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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