Colorado native Jeff Hunt was kicked out of his state’s senate gallery for wearing a “Pro-Life U” sweatshirt. “Pro-Life U” is the soon-to-be trademark for the Centennial Institute, a think tank based out of Colorado Christian University (CCU), of which Hunt is the director.
Under “gallery rules” on the Colorado General Assembly website, it does not say that political messages on clothing are prohibited, and Hunt told The Federalist that he was not aware of a rule against political apparel. However, the Colorado Sergeant at Arms who escorted Hunt out of the gallery showed Hunt a small sign outside the gallery that does say expressing “political statements” is not allowed in the gallery.
The supposed rule, however, has not been equally enforced in the Colorado State Assembly. In January, a group of students wearing anti-2nd Amendment apparel was allowed to sit in the gallery…
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