By Dan Ferris
IT'S TIME TO REFRESH OUR TREE OF LIBERTY PROTECT OUR FREE SPEECH
After a thorough security review, the University has concluded that Ryerson is not equipped to provide the necessary level of public safety for the event to go forward. In light of recent events, Ryerson University is prioritizing campus safety. By “recent events,” the spokesman actually meant threats of violence from antifa groups. A protest called “No Fascists in Our City!” allegedly worked with members of Ryerson’s student government to force the event to be canceled. Protest organizers said they didn’t want Nazis, white supremacists, anti-Semites, Islamophobes, and transphobes in their city. The perfect irony of shutting down an event on a college campus titled, “The Stifling of Free Speech on College Campuses” was apparently lost on the idiotic protesters.
On August 22, 2017, Dr. Gad Saad was scheduled to speak at Toronto’s Ryerson University... In addition to the 56-year-old behavioral scientist, three others were planned for the event – including University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson. And what was the topic of discussion? “The Stifling of Free Speech on University Campuses.” But then, less than a week before the event, organizers abruptly pulled the plug based on “safety concerns.” A spokesman matter-of- factly told Canada’s National Post at the time...
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