Student sues college that trampled the Constitution on Constitution Day

October 10, 2013

by Robby Soave

The Daily Caller


The California community college student who was prevented from passing out copies of the Constitution - on Constitution Day, of all days - is now fighting back in court.

Robert Van Tuinen is suing Modesto Junior College over the September 17th incident during which a campus security officer hauled Tuinen before a college administrator who told him that he could not distribute leaflets on campus without a permit. Modesto has a designated "free speech zone" where students may pass out papers, but the tiny square of concrete was booked that day. (RELATED: Campus cop stops student from handing out Constitutions ...