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LSU Student Decides Against Burning Flag as Thousands Stage Counter Demonstration

Adam Vaccarella, The Daily Reveille, May 11, 2011: Benjamin Haas, a communication studies graduate student at LSU, gets escorted off campus in a police cruiser after protesters surrounded him during a flag-burning protest.

Benjamin Haas, a communication studies graduate student at LSU, gets escorted off campus in a police cruiser after protesters surrounded him during a flag-burning protest.

A student’s plans to burn an American flag on the LSU campus were cut short Wednesday when thousands of combative counter demonstrators arrived on scene, prompting police to escort the student to safety. Continue reading →