Texas College Student Sues School Over Pro-Gun Sign (VIDEO)

May 26, 2015

By Jared Morgan at Guns.com

A Houston college student sued her school last week over claims the institution infringed on her constitutional right to free speech.

The incident occurred Feb. 2, when Nicole Sanders and other students were collecting signatures for the formation of a new student club chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, a libertarian and conservative youth organization.

According to the complaint, students held politically charged signs, one ridiculing the Obama administration and the other promoting gun rights on campus, but were doing so outside the university’s free speech area.

The students were told by a Blinn College administrator that they would need “special permission” to display signs, handout flyers and collect signatures, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a civil rights organization for students that aided Sanders in filing her lawsuit...

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