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    • Mark ben Josef
    • 16.04.11 | 09:13 (IDT)

    This is and could be horrible precedent for the Tea Party in the USA. They specialize in shouting down politicians exercising their free speech rights. Imagine if all the tea baggers got arrested for interrupting politicians. Oren is just a politician. The students did nothing more than what thousands of tea baggers did to politicians last summer. Guess Nancy Pelosi can have the protesters arrested next time she's interrupted. Ah well, it is Orange County. Then again, as a civil rights issue, it will be reviewed by the 9th Circuit and the ACLU will foot the bill for the appeal. Does Orange County have the millions to pursue this up the line through the court system. It is doubtful the State of California will foot the bill for Orange County.

    from the article: Muslim students arraigned for disrupting Israeli ambassador at U.S. school
    First published 02:22 16.04.11 | Last updated 02:22 16.04.11
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