Federal Decision On Flag T Shirts

Published 02/28 2014 05:47PM

Updated 02/28 2014 05:56PM

A federal court has ruled that a California high school did not violate the constitutional rights of its students after school officials made them turn their American flag t-shirts inside out on Cinco de Mayo or be sent home due to fears of racial violence.

The court said the need to protect the safety of their students outweighed the students' freedom of expression rights.

On Facebook, we asked what you thought of this?

Chris Taylor wrote: when was "freedom of speech" taken away from u.s. citizens?

This sounds like a case for the Supreme Court

Brenda Ellis said "well it makes a good argument for school uniforms nationwide!"

And Eric Schreckengost added: it's not the craziest thing they've outlawed in public schools.
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