MU Student Who Went On Hunger Strike Weighs In On Free-Speech Concern
Jonathan Butler, the Missouri student protester who went on a hunger strike, gives his take on free speech and the events that happened at the campus.By Jamal Andress | December 1, 2015
"So I do believe that you grow from, it has a negative connotation, but confrontation. I do believe there's some growth that comes from uncomfortability and confrontation," said Jonathan Butler, the University of Missouri graduate student who went on a hunger strike during protests on the campus.
"I don't agree that you, when you become students at colleges, have to be coddled and protected from different points of view," President Obama has said.
"Do you feel that the president's comments run contrary to your efforts? If not, why?" Newsy's Jamal Andress asked Butler.