The search for truth at Modesto Junior College

March 6, 2014

by Debra J. Saunders at SFGate

Last year in a column, “Speaking Truth to Power at Modesto Junior College,”  I wrote about Army veteran/student Robert Van Tuinen who decided to celebrate U.S. Constitution Day on Sept. 17 by handing out copies of the Constitution at said institution of higher learning. A security guard told Van Tuinen that he couldn’t hand out the Constitution. An administrative aide explained the campus “time-place-and-manner free speech area.” Van Tuinen reached out to academic freedom group The FIRE and sued...

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