Orlando group to protest white nationalist’s speech at UF

Orlando group to protest white nationalist’s speech at UF


isa: AND AS OF TONIGHT, THE 11-YEAR-OLD BOY’S NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED.>>>IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS, CONTROVERSIAL WHITE NATIONALIST RICHARD SPENCER WILL BE SPEAKING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA.>>Matt: THE CAMPUS IS ALREADY PREPARING WITH STRICT SECURITY AHEAD OF THE EVENT. PROTESTERS ARE PLANNING FOR THE EVENT AS WELL. NADEEN YANES IS LIVE DOWNTOWN. A GROUP OF PEOPLE ARE MEETING THERE TO CARPOOL UP TO U.F. SOLELY TO PROTEST, RIGHT?>>Reporter: THAT’S RIGHT. IT’S FOR A PROTEST CALLED NO NAZIS AT U.F. IT’S ORGANIZED BY A GUY RIGHT HERE IN ORLANDO WHO IS ROUNDING UP STUDENTS FROM UCF TO JOIN HERE WITH OTHER FOLKS AT THE FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH TO HEAD TO GAINESVILLE. THEY WERE GOING TO TAKE A CHARTER BUS BUT THE BUS BACKED OUT BECAUSE OF LIABILITY AHEAD OF WHAT’S GOING TO BE A CONTROVERSIAL EVENT TOMORROW.>>WHY ARE YOU GUYS PROTESTING AGAINST HIM?>>LET ME HAVE A MINUTE. HE THOUGHT THE ANSWER WAS OBVIOUS.>>WHITE SUPREMACY IS SOMETHING THAT MUST BE CONFRONTED AND OPPOSED AND STOPPED.>>Reporter: MITCH EMERSON HERE IN ORLANDO IS WORKING WITH THE NO NAZ COALITION AT GAINESVILLE TO ORGANIZE A PROTEST HE SAYS WILL BRING THOUSANDS TO THE RICHARD SPENCER EVENT TOMORROW.>>THE IDEA OF THIS IS TO HAVE A PEACEFUL PROTEST.>>Reporter: THE U.F. IS CLEAR, THEY WOULDN’T HAVE IT ANY OTHER WAY. THEY’RE SPENDING $500,000 IN SECURITY. THE DEPUTIES FROM PASCO COUNTY HIT THE ROAD THIS MORNING. THE RESPONSE LEADS EMERSON TO ASK WHY IS U.F. STILL ALLOWING SPENCER TO SPEAK?>>CLEARLY THIS IS A THREAT. THERE’S A THREAT OF VIOLENCE.>>Reporter: BUT THE UNIVERSITY IS REQUIRED BY LAW, ACCORDING TO SPENCER’S FIRST AMENDMENT ATTORNEY IN GAINESVILLE, WHO TOLD US YESTERDAY SPENCER’S MESSAGE WILL NOT INCITE VIOLENCE.>>THE DISCORD AND THE LAW-BREAKING AND IN THE CASE OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, A MURDER, THAT IS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE SPEECH, BUT IT’S NOT — IT’S NOT ADVOCATED IN THE SPEECH. AGAIN, IT’S A THIN LINE BUT IT’S A VERY IMPORTANT CONSTITUTIONAL LINE.>>Reporter: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IS NOT TAKING ANY CHANCES. THEY HAVE A LONG LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS YOU CAN’T BRING TO THE EVENT TOMORROW IF YOU’RE PLANNING ON GOING. I’M GOING MORE INTO WHAT THE UNIVERSITY IS DOING AT 6:00. UNTIL THEN, I AM WAITING TO HEAR BACK FROM RICHARD SPENCER OR THE NATIONAL POLICY INSTITUTE, THE GROUP HE’S A PART OF TO SEE IF

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