Cop Threatens Students With Jail Time For Distributing Constitutions

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Video of a cop threatening college students with jail for the 'crime' of distributing constitutions

A video has emerged on Monday that shows a police officer threatening to arrest students of College DuPage in Illinois for the ‘crime’ of distributing Constitutions the day after Constitution Day. reports:

The two students were also handing out fliers that stated “America is a free speech zone,” when they were approached by a police officer who subsequently threatened to take them to jail.

The footage shows student Joseph Enders asking the officer, “[w]hat are the rules for doing this kind of stuff on campus?”

“You go to the Student Life office, and they give you a permit to do so,” the officer replies.

“You can’t have everybody out here doing this,” the officer states, adding “Otherwise you’d have stuff lined up all along here, everybody having a different view and a different point, so you can’t do that.”

Wow, university students voicing and displaying their opinions in America… THE HORROR.

The second student, Kara Hamilton, then comments “So, like, free speech?”

“It’s not free speech, ma’am,” the officer asserts, claiming that “Nobody’s stopping you from free speech, but you can’t solicit out here, and basically you are—you’re soliciting your opinions. Okay? And you need to go get a permit.”

The exchange continues with Enders asking “Is speech a commodity?”

“Well, you’re handing out pamphlets and stuff like that, so that’s exactly what it would mean,” the officer responds.

The officer finally states “You can’t do it out here, otherwise I’m going to have to lock you up. I don’t want it to come to that; like I said, I want you to go in to Student Life.”


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