(CampusReform) A University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) professor has pleaded no contest to three charges after allegedly stealing signage from a pro-life group and assaulting a protester on campus last March.
Assistant Professor of Feminist Studies Mireille Miller-Young found herself in the middle of some controversy this spring after she assaulted the pro-life group, stole their signs, and called one of the students a “terrorist” because of the group’s anti-abortion stance.
The no contest plea is not technically an admission of guilt. Miller-Young’s plea means that she will accept the recommended sentence by the prosecutor.
Thrin Short, a 16-year-old pro-life activist, was standing in the free speech zone when Miller-Young approached.
“Before she grabbed the sign, she was mocking me and talking over me in front of the students, saying that she was twice as old as me and had three degrees, so they should listen to her and not me,” Short told Fox News in March.