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Student Who Wore ‘Border Wall Construction Co.’ Shirt Gets Good News From Judge

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A student attending an Oregon high school was told he could not wear a t-shirt to class with the words “Border Wall Construction Co.” on it because it was “anti-illegal immigration,” but a federal judge just slapped that down with a vengeance.

Perhaps there’s still some folks in the judicial system who still believe in the Bill of Rights and the freedom of speech after all?

Addison Barnes is a student at Liberty High — ironic name for a school that just attempted to silence a kid’s First Amendment rights, isn’t it? — was suspended for wearing the shirt back in January of this year. The school said it “created a hostile learning environment.”

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Ironically, Barnes wore the tee on a day when his “People and Politics” class was discussing immigration. An assistant principal informed him he’d have to cover the shirt, noting that “at least one other student” and a teacher said it had offended them.

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Barnes complied at first, but then changed his mind because “what he was asked to do wasn’t right.” Later that period, the assistant principal had a school resource officer remove Barnes from the class, and told him he could face a 10-day suspension for “defiance.”

Barnes ended up suing the school, the district, and the Liberty principal.

Liberty HS officials argued in court that Barnes’ shirt “would make students feel insecure in school,” noting its 33-percent Hispanic demographic. They also indicated Liberty had been the site “of recent student walkouts and sit-ins to protest Trump’s immigration policies.”

Judge Michael Mosman responded, “So First Amendment protections vary from high school to high school?”

Boom!

Mosman continued to literally lay down the law, stating that while the school has the right to be concerned about how other students may respond to the shirt, the “thin” court record offered very little support that this particular shirt would cause any substantial disruption during school hours.

“There’s not enough to go on here to show that sort of legitimate concern justifying censorship of this core political speech,” Mosman said.

Barnes was asked by the media if he planned on wearing the shirt again before he graduates. Barnes said, “Yeah, that was the idea.”

This is excellent news, both for Barnes and other American students who want to express their political ideas without the fear of school interference. After all, since schools are funded and overseen by the federal government, they technically are bound to uphold the Constitution and not infringe on a student’s freedom of speech.

Let’s hope Barnes’ boldness and willingness to stand up for what he believes in rubs off on other students across America.

Source: The College Fix

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Trump Set to Declassify Obamagate Docs, Will Show Obama Spying on Trump Campaign

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John Salvatore

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Donald Trump accomplished more in one term than anybody thought possible. He managed to make even many “never Trump” Republicans see the light, with the way he went about business in the Oval Office. Unfortunately, Trump will not be able to serve a consecutive term and continue to expose government malfeasance. That being said, there’s still a whole lot POTUS can give us before leaving 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. on the 20th. WATCH: https://twitter.com/LouDobbs/status/1349857235137163265?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1349857235137163265%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fhere-we-go-president-trump-orders-obamagate-docs-declassified-to-include-steele-briefings%2F Where Joe Biden finds the marbles to tell a crowd of rallygoers that he and Obama are responsible for the thriving economy (pre-pandemic) is anyone’s guess, but when you’re talking to the politically uninformed – anything goes. Joe is quite the card, even after all these decades. WATCH: Joe Biden: “I know President Trump likes to take credit for the economy… Just look at the facts, not the alternative facts. President Trump inherited an economy from Obama-Biden administration that was given to him — just like he inherited everything else in his life.” https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1130179564351741952?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

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School Featured In ‘Remember the Titans’ Might Be Renamed ‘Kamala Harris High’

Great movie, terrible idea.

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Giving Kamala Harris the title of vice president is pretty awful. Senator was bad enough. But now she’s going to be honored with her name on a school? What’s next? Forget Harriet Tubman and put the woman who slept her way into politics on the $20? From TDW: T.C. Williams High School, well known for its prominent role in the popular Disney film “Remember The Titans”, could soon be renamed as “Kamala Harris High School.” In November, the Alexandria City School Board voted unanimously to remove Williams’ name due to his support of segregation while serving as superintendent of the Alexandria, VA, school system. According to the school, Williams was a “staunch segregationist whose views could not have been more inconsistent with the vibrant, diverse and inclusive place we know today.” Students are being given the chance to vote. The final decision will be made in April. Other options the kids have to choose from are “George Floyd High School” and “Ruth Bader Ginsburg High School.” If it came down to Kamala, George, or Ruth, you’d have to go with RBG High…right?? Here’s a clip from the film… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYp94Kk8AdE

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