ACLU Urges CNU To Alter Protest Policy

Monday, September 24, 2012

The ACLU of Virginia is urging Christopher Newport University to revise its demonstration policy after students were denied permission to protest a visit by Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan.

The university requires students to give 10 business days notice before a demonstration on the Newport News campus. Ryan's visit Tuesday was not announced until one business day in advance, and administrators refused to make an exception to the rule.

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