Tuesday, April 1, 2014

ACLU Comes To Aid Of New Jersey Teen Suspended For Flying Confederate Flag


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The American Civil Liberties Union has stepped in to defend a New Jersey teenager who was suspended from school for refusing to remove a confederate flag that flew atop his car.

Edward Barocas, legal director for the ACLU in New Jersey cites specific case-law from the third circuit court of appeals, in which New Jersey students were allowed to wear T-shirts with confederate flags, provided a disruption was not created, WCBS 880′s Jim Smith reported.

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