Protesters Banned From Jeff Sessions' Lecture On Free Speech

Protesters were banned from Attorney General Jeff Sessions' lecture on free speech according to NPR. (Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore)

Protesters were banned from Attorney General Jeff Sessions' lecture on free speech at Georgetown University University Law Center according to NPR. During his lecture, the Attorney General blasted NFL players for exercising their right to free speech and claimed that President Donald Trump has "free speech rights, too."

More than 100 students and faculty members protested Sessions' speech, saying they were not allowed in to hear it, despite there being empty seats.

Lauren Phillips, a second-year student and one of the organizers of the protest, said, "It's incredibly ironic that the attorney general wants to come here to talk about free speech but is excluding dissenting voices and potentially dissenting questions from his speech."

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