During President Obama's speech in Warrensburg, Missouri this past Wednesday, a group of 10 College Republicans were not allowed to witness the President's speech because they were deemed a "security threat." The group had been peacefully protesting in a "public speech" zone set far away from the location of the president's speech, but had put their signs away before they got in line to see the president. The were however wearing patriotic and "tea party" garb. The horror.
Be sure to read MOCR Secretary Lindsey Kolb's write up on the event here.
In response to the outcry and coverage of the controversy from various media outlets including FoxNews, The College Fix, National Review, and Campus Reform, the University of Central Missouri, where the even was held, released a statement.