Oren hecklers face conspiracy charges...

Oren hecklers face conspiracy charges at the University of California, Irvine

There are 4 comments on the www.jewishjournal.com story from Feb 9, 2011, titled Oren hecklers face conspiracy charges at the University of California, Irvine. In it, www.jewishjournal.com reports that:

The Orange County district attorney's office announced on Feb. 4 that it was filing misdemeanor charges against the 11 students arrested in February 2010 for disrupting a speech by Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the United States, at the University of California, Irvine .

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.jewishjournal.com.

TSA Director

Fincastle, VA

#1 Feb 9, 2011
So much for free assembly and freedom of speech. Ya gotta love this country.

Ponte Vedra, FL

#2 Feb 9, 2011
"...failing to bring charges against this conduct would amount to a failure to uphold the Constitution."

How is this a constitutional issue? The First Amendment prohibits the government, not private individuals, from 'abridging the freedom of speech.'

If there was a constitutional violation, it was committed by UCI and/or the district attorney--to wit, the government--not the protesters.
Lance Winslow

United States

#3 Feb 9, 2011
Dang! Muslims have First Amendment rights?

United States

#4 Feb 9, 2011
Orange county probably has more liberal butttbuddys riding and praising gay rights than most

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

UC Irvine Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Army Research Grant to Explore Communication Th... (Sep '08) May 1 John Doe 12,436
News Futurist: Diversity Brings Innovation Apr '17 Richard Fish 1
News The Tax March Is Different From Other Trump Pro... Apr '17 ardith 1
News Random citizens can contest your voting right i... (Nov '16) Mar '17 Well Well 21
News Teen 'Burns From Inside Out' After Allergic Rea... (Dec '14) Feb '17 Phartoom 5
News Drill, baby, drill? Election reignites offshore... (Nov '16) Nov '16 Dr Wu 8
News Court says Republican gerrymandering in Wiscons... (Nov '16) Nov '16 GloriusGoodness 4
More from around the web