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Kern Speaks to College Republicans

Timothy Kincaid

March 28th, 2008

Oklahoma State Sen. Sally Kern
Rep. Sally Kern spoke last night at the Oklahoma City University’s University of Central Oklahoma’s Nigh Center at the invitation of the College Republicans. While the speech was scheduled well before Mrs. Kern became infamous for her homophobic rant, the leaders of the university’s CR’s took steps to shield Mrs. Kern from students who may wish to challenge her views. According to the student newspaper,

In the release, which didn’t go out to all UCO students, it states that only conservatives and/or College Republicans would be allowed to enter. The release also states that “protestors will not be tolerated.”

Well it would appear that either the CR’s relented and let in the godless liberals, or else not all College Republicans and conservatives share Mrs. Kern’s view that their gay classmates are a greater threat to the nation than terrorists. The Oklahoman reports,

About 40 people attended Kern’s speech, many of whom expressed their displeasure with Kern’s beliefs.

Kern spent much of her speech explaining why she thought Christianity plays an important role in American government before turning her attention to her previous comments and taking questions from the audience. Most of the questions came from people who disagreed with Kern’s views.

But lest we think the national criticism of her extremism and theonomic views have given her any perspective, they also report

If given the chance to do it all over again, state Rep. Sally Kern said she wouldn’t change a thing.

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Cross+Flame
March 28th, 2008 | LINK

Hey Tim, big fan of the blog and of your continuing pressure on Kern.

One slight correction: The speech was at UCO, which is the University of Central Oklahoma. http://www.ucok.edu

Oklahoma City University, as you reference up top, is locally referenced as OCU. http://www.okcu.edu

Just a shoutout from a local because we can’t come up with any other letters for our colleges and universities!

Timothy Kincaid
March 28th, 2008 | LINK

Thanks.

It’s now ok, u c?

Cross+Flame commented on Kern Speaks to College Republicans : PinkNews.co.uk
March 28th, 2008 | LINK

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PSUdain
March 28th, 2008 | LINK

Makes me glad that I’m here at Penn State, where our College Republicans voted unanimously to sign on as (nominal, at least) co-sponsors of PSU’s Pride Week.

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