By Joseph Gerth and James R. Carroll
On Wednesday, Ransdell, who earlier in the week placed yard signs in Northern Kentucky saying "With Jews We Lose," was invited to attend the event at UK to speak about the Constitution.
What angered people most about Ransdell's speech was that there were students from Hardin County High School, Louisville's duPont Manual High School, Corbin High School and Bethlehem High School in attendance.
The university said in a statement that Ransdell was invited to speak because he had qualified and registered as a write-in candidate for the November election. Furthermore, the school said it didn't know what he was going to talk about.
The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League have been tracking Ransdell, who has been involved in white supremacist groups for years.
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