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May 15, 2008

No Platform is no more

I was meant to write a more detailed entry about that but I kind of forgot. So we put a motion to referenda to repeal the No Platform policy, we campaigned and it passed.

This Union will not ban Racist & Fascist Speakers

Total Votes: 2053

Votes For: 1020

Votes Against: 954

Abstentions: 79

This motion has carried

Here is the story in the Boar

The facebook group for

The facebook group against

Thanks to all those who campaigned on this motion and also to the 2053 students who voted.

“I do not agree with what you say but I will defend to death your right to say it”

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