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Freedom of speech vs. school policy

I was sent home from Nevada Union for wearing a T-shirt saying “Str8 pride.” Meaning straight pride. That day some other schoolmates wore the same shirt. There was probably five of us. I was pulled into the office by the principals. They stated that I was inciting a riot by wearing my shirt. They also declared me the leader of a gang. They told me that I could of been cited as a hate crime. All this for wearing a shirt that had no intent to discriminate against anyone. They sent me home and threatened me with suspension.

I feel that this whole incident was unfair and I feel I have lost all of my rights in this country.

Andrew Sperling

Grass Valley

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