Hawaiian University Says NO to the US Constitution

Screen Shot 2014-04-27 at 11.42.08 AMIf you are familiar with the US Constitution, you no doubt have read the amendments formally recognized as the Bill of Rights. In the first 10 Amendments are found the protections for some of the basic human rights of Americans:

1st Amendment:

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

Apparently, the University of Hawaii at Hilo has forgotten the Bill of Rights or simply no longer teach the US Constitution. That would be the only explanation for why an American institution of Higher Education would attempt to prohibit the distribution of copies of the US Constitution. Yet, the administration did prevent students from the campus chapter of Young Americans for Liberty. (After all, it certainly sounds like a dangerous and subversive group)

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South Carolina Politichick Shannon Grady came to the staff in late 2013 with experience writing political pieces on US foreign, domestic, and education policy for SGPAction.com. Shannon has also been a guest commentator on The PonyTail Patriot BlogTalkRadio show. Shannon brings a unique perspective to European politics as she is able to cover events happening across Europe from the heart of the EU, while living in Brussels, Belgium. Her articles include original coverage of the Memorial Day events at Flanders Field, Belgium and the 70th anniversary D-Day events in Normandy, France. Shannon has a BA in History from the University of South Carolina, a Masters from Webster University, and recently finished her doctorate program at Liberty University where she focused on Educational Leadership and Administration. She currently teaches online AP courses in Macro and Micro Economics and AP US history. She is the wife of active duty Army officer LTC Matthew Grady who is currently assigned to NATO in Belgium and the mother of one rambunctious little boy. Follow Shannon on Twitter: @SGPAExPat

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