Supreme Court asked to uphold free speech at graduations | Alliance Defending Freedom

LLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM NEWS RELEASE
June 20, 2013 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Supreme Court asked to uphold free speech at graduations

NY school censored 8th grader’s faith-based comments

 

NEW YORK — Alliance Defending Freedom asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to resolve the sharp difference between federal appeals courts on whether public schools must respect First Amendment freedoms when regulating student speech at graduation ceremonies.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled against a New York 8th-grade student who wanted to include religiously-inspired well-wishes at the end of her graduation speech.

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http://www.adfmedia.org/News/PRDetail/8268

Case Name: A.M. v. Taconic Hills Central School District

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