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Michael McGough: Can kids wear black armbands to school but not MAGA hats?

Mar 04, 2019 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)

Last week marked the 50th anniversary of Tinker vs. Des Moines School District, in which the Supreme Court ruled in favor of students who had been suspended for coming to school wearing black armbands to protest the Vietnam War.

In a clarion call for the First Amendment rights of non-adults, Justice Abe Fortas proclaimed for the majority that it can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate....