Protests force cancellation of speech by Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley

BERKELEY, Calif. — A speech by conservative firebrand and British writer Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled at the University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday amid violent protests that sparked a fire in a campus plaza. University officials called off the event about two hours before Yiannopoulos was to speak at the student union, where more than 1,500…

2 Responses to Protests force cancellation of speech by Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley

  1. camille harris February 4, 2017 at 8:49 am

    Extremists at both end of the spectrum threaten our freedoms when they rule through their growing intolerance for a diversity of opinions. Whether we agree or disagree, we must protect our right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech does not, however, include violence toward our fellow citizens.

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  2. William Hicks February 2, 2017 at 9:11 am

    FREE SPPECH at Berkeley is dependent upon if anarchists agree with you. Otherwise, you must shut up or we’ll burn your house down.

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