Comments are now closed due to spamming and personal attacks.


Is The Expression Of The Right To Bear Arms Considered Inappropriate?

Posted on Saturday, 15th June 2013 @ 04:12 PM by Text Size A | A | A

We all know that it’s against school policy to wear inappropriate clothing, but does a shirt expressing the right to bear arms really count as something inappropriate? Apparently it’s deemed as a violation of school policy in West Virginia when a middle school student was charged for wearing a t-shirt with an NRA (National Rifle Association) logo on it. The shirt sported the slogan “Protect your right” and caused controversy when school officials asked him to remove the shirt and he refused, stating that he was simply exercising his First Amendment rights. According to Logan County PD, the student is now facing up to one year in jail and a $500 fine for this act.

The student was seen to have violated the dress code, which states that “If in the judgment of the administration, a student will be required to change clothes or cover up inappropriate clothing before returning to classes.” While the student may have been in violation of the dress code, it is not as if he arrived at school shirtless or with a shirt with an offensive or crude logo on it. The right to bear arms is part of the First Amendment and every person has the right to express their thoughts on the topic.

The school may have followed policy if the shirt had started a controversy or went against the views of faculty and students; nonetheless, up to a year of jail time and a $500 fine seems a bit extreme for a 14-year old, if you ask me.

Related News On HPUB:

  • Last Call to be the World Leader in Outer Space. by Daniel Bruno

    Last Call to be World Leader First posted: 03/18/2010 at Huffpo “Where is that moon, that leads to your soul?” – Aromabar     Legend has it that Kaguya descended from a race of moon…

  • Electoral Science: The Winner of the 2016 Election Will be a Republican

    Originally published at Washington’s Blog in April, 2016   by Daniel Bruno   Electoral Science: The Winner of the 2016 Election Will be a Republican I was the first person in the world to proclaim…

  • Report from Rio

    Report from Rio Daniel “No Passport” Bruno, reporting from Rio de Janeiro. Daniel is from Manhattan, is an author, inventor, specialist in 9/11 studies, and the interview host at which publishes over 1000 censored…

  • The New Common Sense. by Daniel Bruno

        Americans need to retire the two party system. Congressional approval ratings hover around 8% yet most members are re-elected over and over again. The old definitions of liberal and conservative, left and right,…

... post your own so far 0 comments


No comments yet.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

  • Hpub asks

    • Sorry, there are no polls available at the moment.