Rep. Briscoe Cain says he’s open to rescheduling canceled Texas Southern University speech

Rep. Briscoe Cain says he's open to rescheduling canceled Texas Southern University speech

by Cassandra Pollock

After campus officials at Texas Southern University halted his planned speech Monday, state Rep. Briscoe Cain said later that evening that he would be “very open to revisiting the issue” of returning to campus to speak at the historically black university.

The Federalist Society, a conservative student group, had invited the Deer Park Republican to speak, but when he arrived at the university’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, a group of protesters began demonstrating.

University administrators told the Dallas Morning News they halted Cain’s speech because it was an “unapproved event,” with university president Austin Lane telling the crowd that the lawmaker’s appearance would “stall out” until the Federalist Society went through proper channels with the administration, per footage posted to Twitter by KHOU reporter Janelle BludauREAD MORE HERE

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