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The conservative author and entrepreneur whose visit nearly 10 years ago to Cal Poly sparked a free speech lawsuit does not describe himself as a controversial figure.
Loving? Yes. Dedicated to his wife and family? Check.
“I am not, despite what everyone may say, controversial,” Mason Weaver told a crowd of nearly 100 people gathered on campus Tuesday evening. “But the nicest person here will rise up in anger if someone attacks what you love...