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Florida brewery encourages boycott of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer with free beer

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:11:06 +0000

Roman Sigaev/Hemera/Thinkstock(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) -- A Florida brewing company is offering free beer to those who boycott a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer scheduled to take place at the University of Florida on Thursday.

Alligator Brewing instructed people to trade in their tickets at Tall Paul's Brew House for a free draft beer. The tickets will then be disposed of, "leaving two more empty seats in the Philips Center," the brewery wrote on Instagram.

"Here at Alligator we believe free speech is a cornerstone of our great nation," the company said in a statement posted to Instagram. "Speech that condones, let alone promotes racial supremacy has no home in America. And it sure as hell doesn't have a home here in our beautiful town."



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