Student Ordered to Stop Handing Out Constitution Files Lawsuit

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:35 AM
FIRE reports the latest on the student who was ordered by his college to stop handing out copies of the constitution–on Constitution Day. FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013—A student who was ordered by college administrators to stop handing out copies of the Constitution on campus—on Constitution Day—filed suit today in federal court. Modesto Junior College (MJC) student and Army veteran Robert Van Tuinen is suing the Yosemite Community College District and MJC administrators for violating his First Amendment rights. Van Tuinen is represented by the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine and is assisted by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).