Will Tinker survive social media? This morning, April 28, 2021, The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments regarding Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L., a case about whether a school can regulate students’ off-campus speech. B.L., a female junior, former varsity cheerleader, posted a picture to her Snapchat account with her middle finger raised and numerous obscenities … [Read more...] about Disappointment or Disruption? SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in BL v Mahanoy Area School District
Kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial injustice in America started in professional sports in 2016, when San Francisco 49ers former quarterback Colin Kaepernick began to kneel during the national anthem in protest of police treatment of black Americans. The protests were met with virulent criticism; calling his actions unpatriotic and disrespectful to the military and veterans. … [Read more...] about Is It Constitutional for a School to Discipline Student Athletes Who Take a Knee in Protest?