Rutgers president OK with campus anti-Semitism, which he calls ‘constitutionally protected right’

Rutgers president OK with campus anti-Semitism, which he calls ‘constitutionally protected right’
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[Ed. – Jews are not a protected class.]

Using this logic, he should be OK with racism of any kind. Let’s just say the folks at Rutgers should start the interview process for a new president as soon as possible.

The president of Rutgers University has argued that the recent rash of anti-Semitism on campus is protected by the First Amendment.

Speaking during a student government town hall last week, Robert Barchi said: ‘If I’m a Ku Klux Klan member, and I’m going to burn a cross on a vacant lot, that’s a constitutionally protected right.’

‘You put that cross on my front yard, and you light it, that is not constitutionally protected, that’s harassment,’ Barchi said, according to Tap Into New Brunswick. ‘It’s an exception to the First Amendment.’

Barchi, who has been the president of the New Jersey school since 2012, spoke about the recent incidents including anti-Semitic posts allegedly shared on the Facebook of a food science professor and the swastika graffiti on a Rutgers dorm.

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