White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn


"The alt-right is really about putting Humpty Dumpty back together again". "No KKK. No racist US".

"How are white people more racially oppressed than black people?" she asked.

This afternoon, a federal judge ruled that Auburn must allow Spencer to speak in the Foy Auditorium tonight.

Spencer was set to speak in a university building, but Auburn University canceled last week due to security concerns.

"However, when the tenets of free speech are overshadowed by threats to the safety of our students, faculty and staff, we have a responsibility to protect our campus", the Provost's Office said in a statement.

In the wake of the cancellation, Spencer told the Auburn Plainsman that the university would "rue the day".

"We continue working closely with law enforcement officials to ensure the safety of the campus community", the statement said. Spencer won a restraining order in federal court in Montgomery, allowing him to speak on the campus as planned.

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As one of the internet users cleverly noted, Spencer says everything the KKK men or nazis would, not using "jew" or the n-word. At least six were injured. Outside, students and nonstudents rallied against Spencer. The pair only got in about two punches before police took them to the ground and restrained them using plastic restraints. I will be there.

Auburn had previously canceled Tuesday evening's appearance by Mr. Spencer, the president of the National Policy Institute, a white nationalist think tank, amid fears his presence would trigger potentially violent protests. "Auburn had it right the first time", Stone wrote. There were also others that came out to express their own political beliefs.

Spencer, who describes himself as a "white identitarian" and "alt-right", spoke to an audience of around 400 people at Foy Hall.

The ruling was made by U.S. District Judge W. Keith Watkins just hours before Spencer's scheduled appearance on campus, which he had pledged to make despite the university's decision to revoke their permit of his event.

"Discrimination on the basis of message content can not be tolerated under the First Amendment", he wrote in the ruling.

During his speech, Spencer praised the history of the alt-right movement, according to multiple reports.