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Pierce College Student Wins ‘Free Speech Zone’ Lawsuit Against School

Posted by M. C. on December 14, 2018

Academia ought to know that the whole country is a free speech zone.

Instead we are free to say anything we want as long as it is approved by safe room policy.

https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/12/14/pierce-college-student-wins-free-speech-zone-lawsuit-against-school/

by Tom Ciccotta

Pierce College has been forced to abandon its “free speech zone” policy after losing a lawsuit that was sparked after a student was told he couldn’t hand out copies of the Constitution on campus.

In November 2016, Pierce College student Kevin Shaw was told that he was not permitted to hand out copies of the U.S. Constitution on campus. Shaw was told that he would only be permitted to hand out copies of the Constitution inside the campus’ tiny “free speech zone,” a 616-square foot area which makes up only .003 percent of the total area of the campus…

This week, the Los Angeles Community College District, which oversees Pierce College, agreed to withdraw the unconstitutional “free speech zone” policy at all of its campuses…

In November 2017, a Fresno State University Professor Gregory Thatcher was forced by a court to pay a $17,000 fine after he erased pro-life chalk messages and erroneously told students that chalk writings were only permitted in the campus’ non-existent “free speech zone.” Thatcher was also forced to attend courses on the First Amendment…

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