Articles Tagged With ‘Free Speech’




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Riot shuts down Yiannopoulos speech in Berkeley

One night after peace prevailed at Cal Poly, masked rioters shut down a Milo Yiannopoulos event at University of California Berkeley before the speech began. Yiannopoulos’ speech was scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday. But, university officials canceled it... (Continue reading)

Yiannopoulis delivers ‘dead babies’ speech at Cal Poly

In a much-hyped speech delivered with SWAT officers on standby, prominent conservative Milo Yiannopoulos praised United States President Donald Trump, as well as Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong, while taking aim at leftists, feminists, Islamists and particularly proponents of abortion.... (Continue reading)

Is Cal Poly president all talk and no walk?

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER I was horrified to read that Milo Yiannopoulos has been invited by the Cal Poly College Republicans to speak at the Spanos Theater on January 31. This self-described “alt-right” conservative has engaged in hate speech against... (Continue reading)

‘Dangerous faggot’ to speak at Cal Poly, queer students protest

As part of the “Dangerous Faggot Tour,” openly gay man and prominent conservative activist Milo Yiannopoulos is due to speak before a packed-house at Cal Poly’s Spanos Theater on Jan. 31. Cal Poly’s Queer Student Union is trying to shut... (Continue reading)

Can the First Amendment survive President Donald Trump?

OPINION by PETER SCHEER Freedom of speech is as fragile as it is precious. President-elect Donald Trump likes to talk about a future in which America will be great “again.” Freedom of speech—in particular, the right to criticize government without... (Continue reading)

Anti-Trump protests continue in SLO and in the nation

For the second time in several days, hundreds of protesters marched Saturday in San Luis Obispo to show their disapproval of Donald Trump. For the past four days, throughout the country people have protested the presidential election. At 3 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Finding solace in Steinbeck during the time of Trump

OPINION by STEPHEN COOPER In a jittery, newly authoritarian land of hatred and hurt, chastened criminal and social justice reformers and human rights advocates can find solace and sustenance in the words and works of the incomparable John Steinbeck, one... (Continue reading)

Orcutt student ordered to take off Bill Clinton ‘rape’ shirt

Orcutt Academy High School administrators ordered an 11th grade student to remove a shirt he was wearing that pictured former president Bill Clinton with the word “RAPE” underneath. [KCOY] Brett Abel said he wore the shirt in order to encourage... (Continue reading)

Is free speech a defense against corruption in California?

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that votes cast by elected officials constitute protected free speech. In the decision, the state’s high court sided with former city council members who allegedly voted for a garbage hauling contract in exchange for... (Continue reading)

California KKK rally turns violent (video)

Two Ku Klux Klan members were stomped on the ground and three counter protesters were stabbed as violence erupted at an Anaheim KKK rally before the event even started. On Saturday, a KKK group planned to hold a walking protest... (Continue reading)



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