On Free Speech, Citrus College a Slow Learner

July 8, 2014

By Will Creeley at Los Angeles Register

When it comes to free speech, Citrus College is a slow learner. A decade after paying thousands of dollars to end one First Amendment lawsuit, it now faces another.

On Sept. 17, 2013, Citrus College student Vinny Sinapi-Riddle was gathering signatures on campus for a petition protesting the National Security Agency’s surveillance of American citizens. Vinny’s decision to advocate for civil liberties on that date was no accident; Sept. 17 is Constitution Day...

Schools: Citrus College Cases: FIRE’s Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project Citrus College – Stand Up For Speech Lawsuit