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Supreme Court Says No to 'Bong Hits'

Jim Finnel

Fallen Cannabis Warrior & Ex News Moderator
On Monday, the Justices overturned a lower-court ruling that found a public school in Juneau violated Joe Frederick's First Amendment rights by forcing him to remove the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" sign - even though he was not standing on school property.

The school suspended Frederick for the prank

The Justices decided that schools have leeway to fight anything deemed to be a pro-drug message, since that is part of their mission.

"The message on Frederick's banner is cryptic," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote. "But Principal Morse thought the banner would be interpreted by those viewing it as promoting illegal drug use, and that interpretation is plainly a reasonable one."

*thanks for the link JMo15 & hossua34



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Copyright: 2007 Cybercast News Service
Website: Supreme Court: Yes to Faith, No to 'Bong Hits' -- 06/25/2007
 
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