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Only in America: No Constitutions for you!

A California college stops a student from handing out copies of the Constitution on Constitution Day — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A California college stopped a student from handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution on campus on Constitution Day. Modesto Junior College officials told Robert Van Tuinen that he needed to reserve a tiny "free speech zone" days in advance. Van Tuinen said he can't believe he needs a permit for "something as basic as handing out the Constitution."