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West Virginia Teen Arrested After Refusing To Remove NRA T-Shirt

Do you think this is a violation of his First Amendment Rights?  He is 14 and being charged with a criminal offense.

JONATHAN TURLEY

article-2312730-196C26EA000005DC-284_634x354There is an interesting free speech case brewing in West Virginia where Jared Marcum, 14, has been criminally charged for refusing to remove a T-shirt with National Rifle Association’s logo and hunting rifle. The T-shirt was found in violation of Logan Middle School’s dress code. However, regardless of how you feel about gun rights, the T-shirt was the expression of a recognized constitutional right and constitutes political speech.

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