Skip to comments.Ann Coulter speech cancelled after thousands protest
Posted on 03/23/2010 7:16:21 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
OTTAWASecurity officials have scrubbed American right-winger Ann Coulters speech at the University of Ottawa after a boisterous protest prompted concerns for her safety.
A spokesman for the group that organized the event said there were fears for Coulters well-being after about two thousand people gathered outside the venue to protest her presence there.
Coulter is a darling of the U.S. right-wing who uses incendiary language to sell millions of books as well as her syndicated column.
She sparked more controversy during a speech at University of Western Ontario Monday night when she told a 17-year-old Muslim student to take a camel instead of a the flying carpet she has previously suggested Muslims use for transportation.
Even before her Canadian tour began, Coulter received a pre-emptive and private caution about the limits of free speech in this country from the provost of the University of Ottawa.
The letter was immediately leaked to select conservative news organizations, with Coulter telling one that the university was threatening to criminally prosecute me for my speech.
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Liberal fascism. Free speech for me but not for thee.
The world has gone mad.
“She sparked more controversy during a speech at University of Western Ontario Monday night when she told a 17-year-old Muslim student to ‘take a camel’ instead of a the flying carpet she has previously suggested Muslims use for transportation.”
Oh wow, I am sure they probably took her out of context, but that is damn funny. Take a camel lol.
So, Canada, how’s that “tolerance and diversity” workin’ out for you?
A world of post-Weimar republics.
The left can’t stand to hear the truth.
What a load.
Notice that is anyone says the least little thing about Muslims they are threaten with death. What are they afraid of/
It ain’t over yet...
Your right... “Take a camel” is hilarious. I dont care who you are that is funny stuff.
Ya call that “FReedom of speech” , Canada?
Shame on you.
I guess we can add Canada as a lost cause. If both of my great uncles, who fought in WW2, were alive today, they would be scratching their heads wondering how the Allied countries turned into such fascist states today.
Of course this is Canada and we can’t tell them what to do.
And I certainly don’t want to see Ann harmed.
But part of me thinks they ought to withdraw all Security (except maybe that affecting bombers and snipers) for such speakers, right or left, and let the chips fall where they may.
If Security wasn’t used on the side of the right or the left, and this time it’s being used on the side of the left, I wonder how things would turn out.
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