Student in skirt challenges dress code

Edward Shinkle, a student in Charlotte County, Virginia, recently challenged his high school’s gender-based dress code by wearing his mother’s skirt. The principal and assistant principal immediately forced him to go home and return with traditional male attire. Now Shinkle is fighting back by circulating a petition seeking support for him to wear a skirt […]

Vegan student may seek new judge

John Ouimette, a student in Utah who was suspended for wearing a Vegan sweatshirt, may be maneuvering to get a new judge for a lawsuit against his school. Last February, U.S. District Judge Dee Benson refused a request for an injunction, which would have allowed Ouimette to wear his Vegan attire while his case proceeded. […]

Reversal: Student may wear Jewish Sta

Intolerant Mississippi school officials conceded defeat this week by permitting Ryan Green to wear his Star of David necklace. Their action reversed a previous ruling that banned the Star, because it supposedly could be considered a gang symbol. The reversal was principally due to the courageousness of Ryan Green, the support of his parents, and […]

Student sues to wear Jewish Star

Ryan Green, a 15-year-old Jewish student in Mississippi, plans to sue the local school board for denying him the right to wear the Star of David. The board claims the Star could be considered a gang symbol, which are banned from school grounds. The ACLU will file suit on behalf of Ryan.

VA judge strikes down dancing restriction

Many residents of Pound, Virginia are kicking their heels after a U.S. district judge struck down a local Virginia dance ordinance as an unconstitutional restriction of free expression.. The case dealt with William Elam, the owner of a popular trucker nightspot who tired of forbidding his patrons from dancing. His legal victory means truckers and […]

Theater owners cave to censorship demands of Clinton

Intolerant politicians are using the Littleton shootings to take away more of your rights. Last week, the Senate passed a bill that severely limits the Second Amendment rights of people under 18-years-old. This week, Democratic President Bill Clinton pressured the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) to aggressively check the IDs of customers who want […]