Students may now hand out copies of the Constitution on this campus (they couldn’t before)

February 25, 2014

by Robby Soave at The Daily Caller

A Modesto Junior College student has prevailed in his lawsuit against the administration, meaning that students will now be permitted to exercise their constitutional rights to distribute copies of the Constitution anywhere on campus.

The administration’s policy on distribution of the Constitution actually violates the First Amendment to the Constitution, according to free speech experts at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. With help from FIRE and the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Van Tuinen sued Modesto–and on Tuesday, he claimed victory.  Schools: Modesto Junior College Cases: Modesto Junior College: Students Barred from Distributing Constitutions on Constitution Day