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University of Florida shocked they can't stop racist speech

Posted: 4:55 PM, Oct 18, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-18 23:55:58Z
University of Florida can't stop speech
University of Florida can't stop speech

The University of Florida says it's not taking any chances ahead of a speech by a White Nationalist leader on its campus.

Gov. Rick Scott has activated the National Guard.

University officials say they tried to deny Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus but were shocked to find out that they are required by law to allow him to speak.

Spencer was responsible for organizing the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a woman died after a car drove into a crowd of people at the rally.

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