University President Delivers Huge Blow to Protesters

By Mike Fishmore | May 17, 2024

Take over

University of Florida President Ben Sasse responded to the ongoing pro-Palestinian protests breaking out on his college campus and others across the country.

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The college president said that while students have a right to peacefully protest, they cannot “take over the whole university.”

Free speech

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“And what we tell all of our students, protesters and non, is there are two things we’re going to affirm over and over again: We will always defend your right to free speech and free assembly,” Sasse said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”