By Micah Rate
A liberal college, once again, canceled a conservative activist’s speaking engagement on Wednesday night. Instead of addressing the importance of free speech, the night was set to focus on women empowerment and the second amendment.
Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, canceled the speaking engagement of conservative, gun rights activist Antonia Okafor two hours before she was set to speak. The student organizing the event had received the school’s approval days before.
The College Fix reported:
Antonia Okafor, a Second Amendment activist who recently founded a women’s campus carry advocacy group, was slated to speak on Hampshire’s campus last night, with the college having approved of the event earlier this month. Okafor had been invited to the campus by Hampshire student Rahim Hirani.
“They approved my event on Monday and canceled it two hours before the event,” Hirani told The College Fix via email.
In a livestream broadcast from Okafor’s Twitter feed, Hirani said he approached “campus leadership” about allowing Okafor to come speak on campus, for which he received permission. “I filled out the form,” Hirani said, “I completed all the requirements, I filled out a contract.”
Hirani said he titled the event “Women Empowerment and Second Amendment” and provided …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms