Hawaii Students Sue University for Barring Distribution of Pocket Constitutions

April 25, 2014

By Andrew Johnson at National Review Online

Two Hawaii college students are taking legal action against the state’s university system after administrators prevented them from distributing pocket-Constitution booklets on campus.

The incident took place at an outdoor campus event in January at the University of Hawaii, Hilo, where students were handing out material were handing out material about their organizations, according to the plaintiffs, Merritt Burch and Anthony Vizzone. An administrator told Burch and Vizzone, both members of the university’s Young Americans for Liberty chapter, that they were not allowed to hand out the Constitutions...

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