What This California College Wouldn’t Let a Student Do on ‘Constitution Day’ May Make Your Blood Boil

September 19, 2013

by Jason Howerton on The Blaze

A California college student says his First Amendment rights were violated on Tuesday, “Constitution Day,” when officials at Modesto Junior College forbid him from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution outside the student center.

In a video posted on YouTube, college police and administrators can be seen ordering Robert Van Tuinen to stop passing out Constitution pamphlets. He claims it took less than 10 minutes for a campus police officer to arrive and tell him that anything he passed out on campus needed to be registered with the Student Development office...

Schools: Modesto Junior College Cases: Modesto Junior College: Students Barred from Distributing Constitutions on Constitution Day