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2017 Constitution Day Essay Contest Winners

AVC celebrated Constitution Day by awarding winners of the Constitution Day Essay Contest. This year, Leann Spicola, Andrew Haines, Adriana Vaca, Noah Sveiven (not pictured) submitted essays responding to the question: One of the most revered guarantees of our Constitution is the First Amendment's "Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Assembly." However, these rights are currently under siege, including on many college campuses. Are "Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Assembly" absolute? If not, who draws the line, and how?

Last updated: September 28, 2017