A student at the University of California, Berkeley has slammed the university and 18 other officials with a $23 million lawsuit after she was pepper-sprayed at a riot in February.
Kiara Robles, a Trump supporter, was wearing a red, “Make America Great Again” hat when she came to the campus on February 1, 2017, originally hoping to hear Milo Yiannopoulos speak.
However, liberal students created such a riot that Milo’s event had to be cancelled, and over $100,000 in damage was done to the UC Berkeley campus.
Robles was giving an interview, and just as she turned away, a protester approached her with pepper spray, directed right at her head.
On Monday, the conservative nonprofit organization, Freedom Watch filed a lawsuit on her behalf, against the university and 18 other officials, alleging First and Fourth Amendment violations, civil rights violations, equal protection violations, negligence and other charges, according to the Washington Times.
Included in the lawsuit is UC Berkeley Police Department, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin, and UC President Janet Napolitano.
Ms. Robles’ attorney stated, “She was assaulted. The California university system, and in part, Berkeley, is out of control, and they’re facilitating, if not inciting, violence, and the campus police sit around twiddling their thumbs.”
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