[VIDEO] Public university instructor arrested for cursing out pro-life display
A professor at a New York public university was arrested on Monday after cursing out a pro-life display which was set up by conservative activists on campus.
The incident, which was captured in its entirety on camera and posted to Youtube on Monday, depicts SUNY at Buffalo (UB) adjunct-instructor Laura Curry repeatedly cursing at police officers and activists in an emotional altercation near a display of graphic photos of human fetuses.
“But that isn’t profane but the word fuck is?” she asked a UB campus police officer who was attempting to calm her. “What is the difference between that image and me saying fuck? What is the difference?”
An official with the University of Buffalo Police Department confirmed to Campus Reform late Tuesday afternoon that the instructor was arrested on Monday and charged with disorderly conduct.
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“I’m not being disorderly,” she insisted
“That is disorderedly,” Curry said, indicating the nearby pro-life display.
After cursing several more times at a high volume campus police arrested Curry.
“Would you let my class know I am under arrest... at 1 o’clock,” she shouted as they took her away. “Thank You. That image is fucking profane.”
The president of UB Students for Life, the group which set up the display, told Campus Reform on Tuesday that “police felt as though she was creating an unsafe environment.”
“She was cursing at our activists and poking a pro-life student incessantly,” said Christian Andzel.
A spokesperson for UB was not provided to Campus Reform for comment in time for publication.