Charges Filed Against UC Santa Barbara Professor
Updated On: Mar 21 2014 02:00:00 AM CDT
Charges have been filed against UC Santa Barbara professor Dr. Mireille Miller-Young for her alleged actions against protestors on March 4.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced several misdemeanor charges Friday morning. Miller-Young is accused of taking a protestor's sign, committing a battery on another protestor and then destroying the sign.
Members of an anti-abortion ministry, Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust are accusing Miller-Young, a women's studies professor of stealing a 4'by 5' foot poster of a fetus during a protest.
Miller-Young's students said she is pregnant and needed medical care to deal with stress following the accusations.
The case will first be heard in Santa Barbara Superior Court on April 4.
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