‘No Nazis at UF’ Orlando group to protest white nationalist

‘No Nazis at UF’ Orlando group to protest white nationalist


ALL FACING CHARGES TONIGHT. THEY’RE STILL SEARCHING FOR THE FOURTH SUSPECT.>>Lisa: TOMORROW THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA WILL BE IN THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT, BUT SOME SAY FOR THE WRONG REASONS.>>Matt: WHITE NATIONALIST RICHARD SPENCER IS SET TO SPEAK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, BUT SPENCER WILL BE MET WITH PLENTY OF OPPOSITION. NEWS 6’S NADEEN YANES IS LIVE AT THE FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF ORLANDO, NOT FAR FROM DOWNTOWN. A CARAVAN OF PROTESTERS ARE LEAVING THE AREA TOMORROW AND THEY’RE HEADING TO GAINESVILLE, RIGHT?>>Reporter: RIGHT. THERE’S A PROTEST CALLED THE NO NAZIS AT U.F., SPEARHEADED BY A GUY RIGHT HERE IN ORLANDO. AS WE SPEAK, HE’S ROUNDING UP STUDENTS FROM UCF AND ANYONE ELSE IN TOWN WHO WANTS TO HEAD TO GAINESVILLE TO PROTEST RICHARD SPENCER’S MESSAGE. ORGANIZERS TELL ME THE MORE PEOPLE PROTEST THE MORE THEIR MESSAGE WILL BE HEARD TOMORROW AS WELL.>>THEY’RE NAZIS.>>Reporter: HE STILL DOESN’T UNDERSTAND WHY THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IS ALLOWING RICHARD SPENCER TO SPEAK.>>IT IS THE ANTITHESIS OF THE IDEOLOGY OF WHAT AMERICA IS.>>Reporter: WHICH IS WHY HE ROUNDED UP HUNDREDS TO JOIN HIM IN A PROTEST TOMORROW CALLED “NO NAZIS IN THE U.S.”>>THIS IS NOT WHAT WE STAND FOR, NOT WHAT FLORIDIANS STAND FOR, NOT WHAT PEOPLE IN GAINESVILLE STAND FOR AND WHAT THE COUNTRY STANDS FOR.>>Reporter: THE U.F. PRESIDENT SAYS IT’S NOT WHAT THE UNIVERSITY STANDS FOR EITHER, BUT STILL BECAUSE OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT, THE UNIVERSITY HAD NO CHOICE BUT TO CHARGE HIM THE STANDARD $10,000 FEE FOR THE SPEECH, WHILE THE UNIVERSITY SPENDS $500,000 TO KEEP STUDENTS SAFE. ALREADY TODAY, MANY BUILDINGS, INCLUDING THE LIBRARIES ARE ONLY ACCESSIBLE WITH STUDENT I.D.’S. AND THE BEN HILL GRIFFIN STADIUM WILL CLOSE UNTIL FRIDAY. THIS AS THE UNIVERSITY PUTS OUT A LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS PEOPLE CAN’T BRING TO THE EVENT, LIKE TIKI TORCHES, MASKS AND FLAGPOLES. EMERSON SAYS THAT’S NO PROBLEM.>>THE IDEA IS TO HAVE A PEACEFUL PROTEST.>>Reporter: HOPING TOMORROW WILL BE MORE LIKE A BOSTON AND SAN FRANCISCO, AND NOT CHARLOTTESVILLE. OF COURSE, TODAY I E-MAILED RICHARD SPENCER AN HIS CAMP, INCLUDING THE NATIONAL POLICY INSTITUTE TO SEE IF THEY HAD ANY STATEMENTS ABOUT THE PROTESTS. I’M STILL WAITING TO HEAR BACK. HOWEVER, IT’S NOT JUST THE PROTESTERS TO GAINESVILLE. O.P.D. IS SENDING OFFICERS TO GAINESVILLE TOMORROW. HOW MANY? THAT’S IN MY STORY TONIGHT AT 7:00.>>Matt: IT WILL BE A BIG POLICE PRESENCE UP THERE. NADEEN YANES, THANK YOU. TO READ MORE ABOUT HOW THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IS

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