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Students Force Colleges to Honor Free Speech

by Lauren Cooley

Skyline College in San Bruno, Calif., has eliminated its restrictions on free speech that prevented a student from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution and rolling around a “free speech ball” on campus last October.

At the time, Skyline administrators informed Young Americans for Liberty activists they could not use a small folding table while distributing copies of the Constitution of the United States. Another administrator followed up that the group needed to fill out a permit application before engaging in any expressive activity on campus.

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