BREAKING : Second Amendment Speech CANCELLED at Hampshire College

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017


Antonia Okafor, a Second Amendment activist and NRA commentator, was scheduled to speak this evening at Hampshire College on “Women Empowerment and the Second Amendment.”

Just two hours before Okafor’s approved speech, an email was sent to a member of Junoon, the club on campus that invited Okafor, explaining Hampshire’s reasoning behind cancelling the event.

In the email, Carolyn Koske Strycharz, Interim Director of Campus Leadership & Activities, said, “[An] event where someone is coming to campus to speak about the second amendment, which is a very controversial subject, would need to have extra considerations and precautions put into place which cannot be done on short notice.”

However, Hampshire College confirmed the event in an email two days ago.

“This notification confirms that Campus Leadership and Activities (CLA) approves your event registration and space,” the email states.

Antonia took to Twitter to voice her frustrations claiming that she is being contacted by students who are disappointed about the event being cancelled. “Sad that free speech and the second amendment are so hated at a college in America,” Okafor wrote.

Hampshire College has a history of leftist outrage. Students at Hampshire College responded to the 2016 Presidential Election by burning an American flag on the eve of Veterans Day. Additionally, the famous “trigglypuff” video stars a Hampshire student.

Kassy Dillon, founder of Lone Conservative, will be hosting Antonia Okafor tomorrow at Mount Holyoke College for her event titled “Female Empowerment and the Second Amendment” at 7:00PM. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.

Okafor and Dillon are also urging people to use the hashtag #HampshireHatesFreedom to raise awareness about Hampshire College’s track record with the First Amendment.

Cameron Wallace is a 21 year old Political Science major at Northern Virginia Community college in Washington D.C. Being a military kid, she has lived all across the country and dedicates most of her free time to our Armed Forces and their families. She has a passion for country music, patriotism, and politics.

The views expressed in this article are the opinion of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Lone Conservative staff.


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Cameron Wallace is a 21 year old Political Science major at Northern Virginia Community college in Washington D.C. Being a military kid, she has lived all across the country and dedicates most of her free time to our Armed Forces and their families. She has a passion for country music, patriotism, and politics.

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