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It is a big deal

Reader comment on item: My Disrupted Talk at the University of California-Irvine
in response to reader comment: What's wrong with protesting? Or is it just what's being protested?

Submitted by Nola (United States), Feb 8, 2007 at 01:21

I don't understand why this is not a big deal to you. It is a big deal! What about my right to choose what I want to listen to? The protesters chose to be there in order to be disruptive. Why is not a big deal when they purposely to take away my rights?

Let them protest outside. The people in the audience were not there to hear them. What about an invited speaker's right to do what he was invited to do without interruption? I support a person's right to protest but I really resent them when I am forced to listen to them, They are taking away my choice then and it is not right. I repeat...Let them protest outside.

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