In the case with Blake Anderson v. George Washington high school, the school should not suspend him for wearing a t-shirt that supports
breast cancer research and awareness. Blake Anderson and his mother Mary Anderson sue the school board and Mr. Richards for a violation of
Blake’s first amendment rights. I think Blake should be allowed to wear his t-shirt in the race to support breast cancer. The reasons I think he
shouldn’t be in trouble is because he was not on school grounds and didn’t take place during school hours, it also was not disruptive in any way
He wasn’t promoting drug use for recreation, it was to promote medical usage only.
Adults and students wanted to make their objection to the brutality in Vietnam. They planned to wear black armbands and fast on certain days
to show their support for a truce. Principles of Des Moines schools learned about it and let it be known that students were not allowed to wear black
armbands and if a student did wear the black armbands there would be consequences to pay. Three students chose to stand their ground and showed
up to school wearing black armbands. They were asked to remove them and then were suspended from school for wearing the 2 in. wide bands. Their
point was not to disrupt school activities or press their opinions upon others but have people know and see the other point of view. The Tinker vs. Des
Moines case was a violation of “pure speech” meaning protected by the first...