White nationalist’s planned campus visit off

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Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M officials say they didn’t schedule the speech by Spencer, who was invited to speak by a former student who reserved campus space available to the […]

CINCINNATI (AP) – An attorney for Richard Spencer says the white nationalist’s plan to speak on the University of Cincinnati campus during spring break has been scuttled by a legal standoff over the Ohio school’s demand for security fee of nearly $11,000.

Attorney Kyle Bristow told The Associated Press on Monday that Spencer’s tour organizer is now hoping that the appearance can be rescheduled for summer or fall. A message was left Monday for a UC spokesman.

Bristow had said Spencer would speak March 14, but no contract was agreed upon after the school insisted on the security fee that Spencer’s side said was discriminatory and unconstitutional.

They filed a federal lawsuit, which the school asked a judge to dismiss.

Bristow has sued several other schools, including Ohio State University, for not allowing Spencer to speak.

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