Friday, April 21, 2017

Berkeley's Call for May Day

UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press, 4-20, 17, Sacramento Bee

University of California, Berkeley officials said Thursday they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her vow to speak next week at the university.

Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks instead proposed an alternate May 2 date for the conservative author, reversing a decision from a day earlier when officials canceled the event.

Coulter took to Twitter to reject the offer, saying she will appear next Thursday as originally planned.


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