Neo-Nazis Disrupt San Diego City Council Meeting

Article Source: KPBS

Article Source: KPBS

  • The San Diego City Council faced disruptions during its meeting as anonymous public commenters launched into antisemitic tirades and referenced figures in Nazi Germany and neo-Nazism.
  • Nearly all of the disruptive commenters used fake names and made antisemitic remarks, prompting Council President Pro Tem Monica Montgomery Steppe to direct them to speak about the topic at hand or risk having their microphones cut off.
  • University of San Diego law professor Miranda McGowan explained that while government meetings are considered “limited public forums,” the council has the authority to regulate speech in these settings, such as limiting topics or requiring commenters to turn on their cameras. The council issued a joint statement denouncing hate speech and violent misinformation in the city.  Read More

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