Officials at Minnesota's Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Junior High School decided that not only should students say the pledge of allegiance each morning but that all students, even those who did not wish to recite the pledge should be required to stand during it. Several students were disciplined for not standing, so fourteen-year-old Bishop Edens decided he would not stand either. Officials suspended him and sent him home, but quickly reversed themselves after discovering that requiring students to stand is unconstitutional.
While the 7th Circuit judge is often skeptical of the government's position, some of her conclusions will give pause to civil libertarians.
2016: Fill it. 2020: Don't fill it.
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