Stanford stands down as students disrupt conservative speech
- Student protesters staged a walk-out during a speech Tuesday night at Stanford University featuring Robert Spencer, the director of Jihad Watch.
- Although an overflow crowd was positioned outside the auditorium in hopes of gaining access, administrators did not allow them to take the seats vacated by the protesters despite repeated appeals from Spencer.
Protesters staged a walk-out during Robert Spencer’s Tuesday night appearance at Stanford University, leaving most of the auditorium empty, even as overflow crowds were denied entry.
Spencer is the current director of Jihad Watch, an organization founded by David Horowitz, who was also recently protested during a lecture at the University of Houston. The two both take a critical approach to the Islamic religion, with recent talks discussing the supposed “terror network” on college campuses.
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