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 […]

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 […]

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 […]