Activists Accuse Mizzou of Racism for a Potential Ban on Megaphones

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From the College Fix:

Use of any voice amplifier, such as a megaphone, that “prevents or disrupts academic activities or operations” would also be prohibited.

Attendees of the forum seized on that specific proposal, suggesting it was crafted to squelch race protesters.

“The use of megaphones in itself – to me – does not seem to be ‘narrow,’ ‘direct’ or [have a] ‘significant’ effect on the university’s business,” said Jeff Rouder, a psychological sciences professor, quoting the interim committee report approved by the Faculty Council.  “But when the black kids pick up the megaphone, all the sudden, megaphones” are banned.