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Originally posted by g146541
You are a guest in said stadium/ arena.
Guests can be asked to leave for any reason.
is it any more complicated than that?
if you think so stop paying them money to sit in their seats, but then you've done as they asked by not being there.
Originally posted by nunya13
As another poster said, I can understand the concern as far as security goes had some other fans [after a few beers] who were against the law decided to take issue with the guys in the shirts. However, removing them was a pre-emptive action as there is no way to really tell if a scuffle or all out brawl were to occur.
Bottom line is their freedom of speech was violated.
My ONLY problem is when people use their freedom of speech to purposefully stir up trouble. You gotta be responsible with your rights. With that said, regardless of what I think of their decision to wear the shirts, they are allowed to do so without recourse.
[edit on 18-5-2010 by nunya13]
Originally posted by niteboy82
I'm surprised by some of the comments, I mean really...
How dare TNT, politics doesn't belong in basketball?
In that case, how dare that person wear something political to a basketball game.
And last I checked, freedom of speech does not apply in a private venue. They weren't in public they were in a privately owned arena.
Just sayin'... there are bigger battles.
Originally posted by DOADOA
you know what, we americans are being too nice. we go as far as turning against ourselves to defend these people and i've had enough. we need to get serious and set things straight. we need to tell these people to stfu or gtfo, quit hand feeding the same people who would much rather see you burn.
i was out fishing today when a fish and game officer came. these illegals were keeping every single fish they caught regardless of them being way under size and not having a license. they all got tickets and when the officer left they tore the tickets up and laugh, this is the respect they show for our laws. screw it, boot them all out, if you do not have the papers, GET OUT.