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Piers Morgan defends protestor who heckled Prince Andrew as he labels arrests 'disturbing'

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Piers Morgan has branded a protestor's arrest as "disturbing" after a man heckled Prince Andrew as he walked behind Queen Elizabeth II's coffin in Edinburgh.The 57-year-old took to Twitter to share a video clip from his show Piers Morgan Uncensored, where he discussed the incident that took place on Monday (Sept 12).Tweeting the clip, Piers also wrote: "In this country you have the right to disagree and protest loudly.READ MORE: Piers Morgan leads tributes to 'greatest Monarch' as Queen Elizabeth dies"Silencing dissent like this is a bit disturbing, it feels over the top.

It's not British."After the tweet appeared on screens, fans replied in their droves offering a range of opinions.One social media wrote: "There is a time and a place … during mourning and during a funeral procession is not either of those …!!!"Another penned: "No, I totally disagree with you, the rights of the many outweigh the rights of the few.

The majority of British citizens wanted to pay their respect to the Queen in a peaceful manner. He disturbed this peace and he will pay for it....Each things in their place and time."And a third chimed: "Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from consequences."While others appeared to be on Piers' side, with one person writing: "Have to agree, you can't stand for "free speech" if you really mean, freedom of speech but only when I deem it appropriate.

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