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Student sues Citrus College District over free speech restrictions
Student sues Citrus College District over free speech restrictions

Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle is a passionate libertarian who was thrilled to attend Citrus College in Glendora for what he imagined would be a quintessential college experience of unbridled debate. But after he arrived last year, he learned that the college required all petitioning, pamphleting and other expressive activities be confined to a small "free speech area" on the campus quad. And when he launched his first petition effort last fall, he said — against spying by the National Security Agency — an administrator told him he was outside the designated zone and warned that he could be ejected from campus. "It was shocking to me that there could be so much hostility about me talking to...

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