Students Arrested for Handing Out Constitutions Are Suing the College

Perhaps the activists should have handed college administrators a copy so they could read up on the First Amendment.

Do you ever wish that someone would give college students a copy of the U.S. Constitution? 

Three students were trying to do just that at Kellogg Community College in Michigan when the school had them arrested. 

According to Campus Reform, Shelly Gregoire, Nathan Berning and Isaac Edikauskas–a student and two conservative activists–were handing out pocket constitutions on behalf of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) to students when the KCC back in January. The manager of Student Life, Drew Hutchinson, asked them to stop because they might “obstruct the student’s ability to get an education.” 

The three explained that they weren’t obstructing anyone and were only talking to students interested in getting a constitution. They were literally asking passersby, “Do you like freedom and liberty?” and if they responded, offered them a pocket constitution. 

But this was still too much for school administrators who insisted the three were in violation of the school’s draconian solicitation policies. They called the Kalamazoo police and the Chief of Police himself came to arrest the activists for trespassing.