Sport Alabama SGA Threatens Potential Trump Protestors With Consequences Ahead of LSU Game
President Trump planning to attend Alabama-LSU game this weekend
Everyone wants to be in the stadium to watch Alabama-LSU this weekend, even President Donald Trump.
(probably) and matchup against Joe Burrow and LSU will have one particularly notable guest, as President Donald Trump will be attending this titanic SEC matchup after being booed mercilessly at both Game 5 of the 2019 World Series and UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden.
In preparation, the Alabama Student Government association is setting a zero-tolerance policy for what they've termed "disruptive behavior," as anyone who protests the fact that Trump will be attending this game just might lose their reserved seating.
Alabama says it won't punish students who boo Trump at LSU game
President Trump is expected to attend Saturday's LSU-Alabama game after going to Game 5 of the World Series two weeks ago and UFC 244 last weekend.In a statement Wednesday afternoon, the university's Student Government Association said an earlier message that threatened to revoke seating at future games for "organizations that engage in disruptive behavior" had been taken out of context.
The Alabama SGA warns groups: Protest Trump during the LSU game and risk losing your reserved seating.— AL.com (@aldotcom)
"Any organizations that engage in disruptive behavior during the game will be removed from block seating instantly for the remainder of the season,” wrote Alabama SGA president Jason Rothfarb. 60 university clubs, most of which are Greek organizations, could lose their seating because of this mandate.
He didn't name protesting as an action that could warrant dismissal, but it's pretty easy to infer that doing so would be classed as "disruptive" and would warrant such actions.
So where are all of the “free speech on college campuses” groups?
Nick Saban on Donald Trump attending Alabama-LSU: It’s an honor he’s interested enough to come
Nick Saban on Donald Trump attending Alabama-LSU: It’s an honor he’s interested enough to come— BluePixie (@BluePixie3)
While it remains to be seen if anyone will actually call the Alabama SGA's bluff, this has the potential to get really ugly if someone does.
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