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Yoga Class Nixed for Being 'Offensive'

University of Ottawa student group cites 'cultural appropriation'

(Newser) - For the past seven years, Jennifer Scharf has been teaching a yoga class for disabled students at the University of Ottawa, and she was all set to start it up again in September, the CBC reports. But an email from the school's Center for Students With Disabilities, part of... More »

Coulter Disses Canada, Defends 'Jokes'

Ann makes the rounds with Bill O'Reilly, Joy Behar

(Newser) - Ann Coulter has made no secret of her displeasure after a recent appearance at the University of Ottowa was canceled , and she defended herself on a mini media circuit last night. She told Bill O’Reilly she finds it “funny that a lot of my most hateful speech are... More »

Coulter Rips Canadians, Wants Antagonist Jailed

Ottawa is 'Indian for Land of the Bed Wetters,' righty howls

(Newser) - Conservative Ann Coulter is lashing out at Canada in general and the antagonistic provost at the University of Ottawa, where her speech last night was canceled after “a bunch of whining crybabies” called for the burning of her books while chanting “something about ‘Molson’ and a ‘... More »

Coulter Speech Canceled After Student Protest

Rioting feared after she tells Muslims to 'take a camel' instead of flying

(Newser) - On fears that "threatening" student protests would escalate into rioting, a Canadian university last night canceled a planned speech by Ann Coulter. Some 2,000 students protested at the University of Ottawa after Coulter told a Muslim student to "take a camel" as an alternative to flying—a... More »

Coulter Accuses Canadian U. of 'Hate Crime'

Pre-speech warning irks right-leaning American firebrand

(Newser) - Ann Coulter didn’t take kindly to a Canadian university official’s warning that she review the country’s speech laws ahead of an appearance tonight, with the righty pundit saying the official is himself guilty of a “hate crime.” More »

Canadian College to Ann Coulter: Watch Your Mouth

Ottawa university warns conservative pundit about hate speech

(Newser) - A University of Ottawa administrator has some friendly advice for Ann Coulter, who has a speaking engagement there this week: Review Canada’s hate speech and defamation laws. “Promoting hatred against any identifiable group would not only be considered inappropriate, but could in fact lead to criminal charges,”... More »

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