Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Not just censorship, but prior censorship based on the funding organization. Is this what they mean when they say one of their convictions is "We respect the dignity of each person and value the unique contributions that each brings to the greater mosaic of the university community"?
St. Thomas Vice President for Student Affairs Jane Canney recently explained the school's denial of permission for the event in a meeting with Katie Kieffer ...and her sister Annie ...
According to Ms. Kieffer's account of the meeting, Canney articulated a "'Shut up,' he explained" rationale for the school's denial of permisson for Parker to appear: �As long as I am vice president here [at St. Thomas], the Young America�s Foundation will not be allowed on campus." Ms. Kieffer reports that Canney stated she did not want another event like Coulter's speech on campus.