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The Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass deplores the Citizen Kentucky Project's recent hosting of a neo-Nazi as a keynote speaker during the University of Kentucky's Constitution Week celebrations. His views of hatred were well-known and easy to research. Highlighting a purveyor of hate speech to a group of high-school students is a misguided representation of the First Amendment and is contrary to the ideals of civil discourse in a university and democracy. We also are concerned that choosing to feature a racist, xenophobic, and Jew-hating extremist fosters an unsafe learning environment for students and faculty. We abhor the hate and degradation of any people as counter to our nation's pledge to freedom and justice for all.