Responding to the recent suspension of the MSU, Ted Bleiweis, executive director of the group, was more cautious than many in the UCI community who have commended the suspension recommendation. “The evidence presented in the May 27, 2010, letter from UC Irvine to MSU officials appears to demonstrate an organized and deliberate attempt by the MSU to stifle Ambassador Oren’s First Amendment right to free speech and the audience’s right to hear what he had to say,” said Bleiweis. “It remains to be seen if the administration will actually follow through on its recommended action. In addition, keep in mind that until the appeals process has been completed, it is premature to draw any conclusions about the outcome.”That's right. A recommended way to ensure they'll carry through with the ruling is for all concerned to continue writing to the staff and call on them to stand strong on the decision.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
NOT A VICTORY YET AT UC IRVINE
Reut Cohen at Pajamas Media writes about the case of the Muslim Students Association's militant thuggery at universities like UC Irvine, and how reaction to it eventually led to a reported suspension of their movement from the varsity grounds. However, they are appealing this ruling, and it still isn't clear if the varsity will stand firm on this position:
Posted by Avi Green at 2:56 PM