College Accused of Censorship Fights Back… by Censoring FB Page

April 6, 2014

By Robby Soave at The Daily Caller

A Connecticut community college accused of abridging a student’s free speech and due process rights addressed criticisms of its actions by shutting down its Facebook page.

Administrators at Asnuntuck Community College also insisted that the details of its treatment of student and veteran Nicholas Saucier have been misreported by First Amendment activists.

Saucier was suspended by the college after he approached and questioned Gov. Dannel Malloy, a Democrat, about his stance on gun control during the governor’s visit to campus. Saucier runs an ammunition manufacturing company, and Malloy’s policies threatened his business...

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