In a sort of back-handed manner, the venerable American Civil Liberties Union has ridden to the defense of Ann Coulter. Now before you go off into deep shock, their defense of Ann’s right to speak at UC Berkeley, please note that their opinion of her speech was that it should be allowed, even if it is hate speech. Read their “supportive” statements below.
As Written By Derek Hunter for the Daily Caller:
The liberal American Civil Liberties Union has came out in support of conservative columnist Ann Coulter’s right to speak on a public college campus Wednesday after the event was cancelled.
Coulter, a 12-time New York Times bestselling author, was slated to speak on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley until the school cancelled the event, claiming they couldn’t guarantee the security of Coulter or attendees.
Coulter, who was invited to speak by a student group, said she would go to the campus and speak anyway, but ultimately cancelled after the event’s sponsor dropped out Wednesday morning.
It wasn’t until Wednesday afternoon, more than a week after the controversy erupted and after Coulter announced her event was cancelled, that the ACLU spoke up in support of her right to speak……..
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