College Students Arrested for Handing out Pocket Constitutions on Campus

39701_1541218291715_2810186_nFree speech is typically championed on college campuses…unless you’re a Conservative student who wants to share Liberty with your fellow classmates, apparently.

Heaven for forbid young adults actually open up a pocket Constitution and discover the individual power our Founding Fathers had actually intended for them.

In the latest college campus ‘snowflake’ insanity, students at Kellogg Community College, a small public college located in Battle Creek, Michigan, were arrested and forced to spend a night in county jail for refusing to stop handing out pocket Constitutions on school grounds last September.

The Washington Examiner reports:

“According to the complaint, filed on the students’ behalf by the Alliance Defending Freedom, Michelle Gregoire, Brandon Withers, and three other students “tried to distribute pocket-size copies of the United States Constitution in an open, generally accessible area of the campus outside the Binda Performing Arts Center,” but they were told to stop their efforts because “they had not first obtained a permit and because expression was only permitted in one location.”

Gregoire and Withers, both members of Young Americans for Liberty, a national student organization promoting constitutional conservatism, then made the mistake of engaging “interested students in conversation about liberty on campus,” which led to KCC officials demanding they stop because they were “impeding students’ access to education.” Gregoire and Withers “politely informed KCC officials that they planned to continue to exercise their First Amendment rights.” Withers and two others were subsequently placed in handcuffs, forced to spend the night in county jail, and charged with trespassing.”

The charges were soon dropped, but KCC’s message was clear: Free speech is not welcome on campus, especially if you’re conservative.

Cliff Maloney Jr., president of Young Americans for Liberty, stated:
“Campus security literally showed up to the YAL chapter’s national Fight for Free Speech campaign event and arrested students for peaceably handing out pocket Constitutions. Remember, this is a public, American tax-payer funded community college. A place that is supposed to not only uphold the Bill of Rights, but set an example for its students. Yet, the administration’s actions are a direct violation of the First Amendment. Who knew the Constitution was so controversial? Time in the slammer for handing out pocket constitutions? This is insane.”

Sonya Sasser

South Carolina PolitiChick Sonya Sasser has conducted enormous research and has written numerous PolitiChick articles on topics such as: the IRS scandal, Fast and Furious, Obamacare, the erosion of personal freedoms, the unique power of county sheriffs, the Constitution versus U.N. treaties, Benghazi, terrorism, Mexican drug cartels, and various political candidates. Sonya has also conducted exclusive interviews with: well-known gun rights advocate Nikki Goeser, Catherine Engelbrecht of True the Vote, OK Congressman Jim Bridenstine, N.C. Senate candidate Molotov Mitchell, U.S. Senate candidate Nancy Mace, Madison Rising's lead singer Dave Bray, and many other distinguished subjects. Sonya has been a guest speaker at the South Carolina Guns Across America rally and various Conservative radio shows. In addition to her efforts to save our Republic, Sonya is a Christian, a wife, a mother, a registered dietitian, and a fashion and fitness guru. She is infamous for being 'that chick who runs a lot' and loves sharing her fitness tips with others! Sonya is also the creator and administrator of Breakthrough Nation, a Conservative blog that reaches thousands of Patriots across the nation. If you ask Sonya why she spends so much time on the political battlefield, her response will most certainly be, "I do it for my children." She feels it is her duty to preserve and protect those precious freedoms that have been endowed to every American by their Creator.

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