Court: Schools may ban shirts with hurtful messages

04/21/2006 | Yahoo!

In a 2-to-1 ruling Thursday, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a San Diego high school's decision to tell a student to remove a T-shirt that said "Homosexuality is shameful." Although the teen had sued over his free speech and other rights, the court's majority noted that students have a right to be free from hurtful attacks on their race, religion or sexual orientation.

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