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UC Berkeley College Republicans threaten to sue if Ann Coulter not allowed to speak

UC Berkeley College Republicans threaten to sue if Ann Coulter not allowed to speak

UC Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week.

Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College Republicans, said in letters sent Friday to UC Berkeley's Interim Vice Chancellor Stephen Sutton and chief attorney Christopher Patti that if Coulter is not allowed to give a speech on campus on Thursday, she will file a lawsuit in federal court because the university is violating the students' constitutional right to free speech.

"It is a sad day indeed when the birthplace of the Free Speech Movement, is morphing before our...

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