Panel on ‘civil discourse’ at UCLA shut down by uncivil protesters

Panel on ‘civil discourse’ at UCLA shut down by uncivil protesters

[Ed. – Not ‘The Onion.’]

A panel on “civil discourse” Tuesday at the University of California, Los Angeles was shut down by protesters who refused to vacate the auditorium, forcing the event to be relocated.

According to video of the protest obtained by Campus Reform, one unidentified female began shouting at the panel of speakers—which included such prominent figures as Professor Eugene Volokh and Los Angeles Times Deputy Editorial Page Editor Jon Healey—abruptly accusing them of “not dealing with the reality that we’re facing right now.”

“This is outrageous. You’re not dealing with the reality. You’re not dealing with the reality that we’re facing right now where people are being deported. Yes you can take me out of this room but I’m not going to shut up,” she hollered as a security guard attempted to remove her from the venue.

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“Look. We need to actually organize ourselves to create a political crisis to get this fascist regime from power,” she shouted, claiming the “country was founded on genocide and slavery” and “was never f***ing great.”

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