Ted Cruz Asks Stanford To Punish Hecklers

 March 15, 2023

A Trump-appointed judge, Fifth Circuit Court Judge Kyle Duncan, was recently invited to speak at Stanford University.

During his presentation, he was heckled by both students AND the Stanford University Law School associate dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Tirien Steinbach.

She made a fool of herself by asking if free speech is "worth it."

Students followed her lead. Keep in mind, Stanford invited Kyle Duncan to come speak at the event and then allowed their staff and students to treat him like this.

Now, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is warning the college that severe action is required to fix their reputation, including firing Tirien Steinbach. He said:

Some reports detailed how Judge Duncan had to be escorted to his vehicle by United States Marshals after the event. This disgraceful behavior is antithetical to the principles of free speech and open discourse that are essential to the mission of any credible academic institution, let alone a top-tier law school. I can only imagine that some judges might be reluctant to offer Stanford Law graduates clerkships in light of the way one of their fellow judges was treated, particularly if the school impliedly blesses such conduct by refusing to discipline the student protestors involved.

Go woke, go broke. Stanford might just be about to find this out the hard way.