University of Hawaii Reverses Course on ‘Free-Speech’ Zone

May 30, 2014

By Bob Kellogg at OneNewsNow

Facing a lawsuit, a university in Hawaii has done an about-face and is doing away with its unconstitutional, restrictive speech zone.

In addition to confining students to a tiny "free-speech" zone, University of Hawaii at Hilo officials prevented a student from handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution, prompting the lawsuit.

Reading from a university statement, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education spokesman Robert Shibley says the university will now "permit students to approach others on campus," and allow them to distribute literature in areas used by students and others...

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