Author Topic: Second Student Ordered to Stop Handing Out Copies of Constitution Files Lawsuit  (Read 134 times)

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Offline flowers

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A student at the University of Hawaii filed a lawsuit on Thursday claiming her First Amendment rights were violated when she was ordered to stop handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution to fellow students.

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, claims an administrator ordered plaintiff Merritt Burch and another student to stop approaching students to hand out the copies. Burch is in the HU Hilo chapter of Young Americans for Liberty.

Both Burch and her friend, the complaint alleges, were at an outdoor event featuring other student groups who were distributing literature from various tables set up for that purpose. Burch claims she left her table and approached other students, and an administrator told her and her friend to get behind their table.

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Darned domestic terrorists.
“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but rather he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.” Samuel Adams, April 16, 1781.

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