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Student at California college told he can’t pass out Constitutions on Constitution Day

September 19, 2013

by Kelsey Osterman at Red Alert Politics

One California college student discovered his school’s strict rules on free speech when he was told that he couldn’t pass out copies of the U.S. Constitution on Tuesday — which was Constitution Day.

Robert Van Tuinen, a student at Modesto Junior College, was handing out copies of the document when a campus police officer told him he needed to get prior permission to do so. The cop directed Van Tuinen to the Student Development office to fill out the necessary paperwork...

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