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Students Arrested For Handing Out Constitutions

From Washington Times:

Kellogg Community College students Brandon Withers and Michelle Gregoire were arrested Sept. 20, 2015, in Battle Creek after they refused to stop handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution on campus. Officials cited the school’s Solicitation Policy, which requires permission for such behavior, before having the Young Americans for Liberty members and a friend arrested.

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Football Player Stands Alone For National Anthem

From The Washington Times:

Only one player from an Illinois university’s football team remained on the sidelines during the national anthem Saturday night after the rest of his team staged a protest.

Millikin University offensive lineman Connor Brewer of Rochester, Illinois, stood by himself on the field during “The Star-Spangled Banner” and ran back to the locker room to join the rest of his team after it ended, the Herald & Reviewreported.

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Campus Carry Costs Were Exagerated

From Guns.com:

In an agency fiscal note from the UT system to lawmakers, the school estimated a cost of $39,327,319 over six years to implement the practice, including an outlay of nearly $10 million the first year. Most of this was associated with adding another 52 full time security employees and expanding surveillance camera networks.

Now, budget information from about 40 colleges and universities across the Lone Star State shows that combined cost to implement the new law that took effect last month was just $955,000, typically spent on signage, The Dallas Morning News reported.

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College Students Punished For Defending Themselves

From GOPUSA.com:

Seniors Erik Fagan and Daniel McIntosh faced suspension or expulsion after one of them chased an aggressive intruder from their apartment at gunpoint. Instead, they’ll remain on probation for the rest of their time at Gonzaga, the university informed them Sunday by letter.

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Colleges Can Apply For NSSF Grants

To encourage collegiate target shooting at both varsity and club levels, NSSF is inviting schools to apply for a total of $300,000 in grants to be awarded through its Collegiate Shooting Sports Initiative. “Interest among college students in target shooting and firearms safety is growing at schools nationwide, and NSSF grants are helping to support the programs in which students can participate at whatever level they choose,” said Zach Snow, NSSF manager of shooting promotions. NSSF has awarded more than $650,000 to 75 colleges to help establish, expand and sustain shooting clubs and teams. Grant applications are available at www.nssf.org/CSSI/grants.

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