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Charges Dropped Against Student Who Wore NRA Shirt

The West Virginia eighth-grader arrested after refusing a teacher's demand he remove a National Rifle Association T-shirt he wore to school won't face criminal charges after all.

Jared Marcum, 14, was charged with obstruction following the April 18 incident after police who were called to Logan Middle School school said he refused to stop talking. The case generated national headlines, as Marcum's family and attorney, Ben White, claimed the demand that he remove the NRA shirt violated his right to freedom of speech. On Thursday, Logan County Circuit Judge Eric O'Briant signed an order dismissing the charge.

Source: Fox News. Read full article. (link)

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  • Jayburd||

    They shoulda banned the haircut.

  • Live Free or Diet||

    14 year old kids are supposed to lack judgement.

  • Tejicano||

    This "case" was way out of bounds from the beginning. There is not one reasonable argument for arresting, imprisoning, and making a felon out of a high school kid for a tenuous dress code violation. I don't know how this got so far without somebody falling out of their stupor and saying "What the Hell are we doing here?"

  • AlmightyJB||

    Nobody "needs" to keep talking.