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Posted 4 years ago in Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
School Ban on ‘Boobies’ Bracelets Unconstitutional

A divided 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 5 ruled in favor of two middle school students who wore “I [HEART] Boobies” bracelets to school in support of breast cancer awareness. The court said the school district violated their free speech rights by banning the bracelets and suspending the girls.   Students Stand Up for Rights Kayla Martinez and Brianna Hawk, seventh and eighth graders, respectively, at Easton Area Middle School in 2010, bought the rubber bracelets from the …

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Florida Accidentally Outlaws Smartphones and Computers

In response to a political scandal involving a fake Internet café that fronted an illegal gambling operation, the Florida legislature may have inadvertently – and unconstitutionally – made all computers and smartphones that connect to the Internet illegal.   ‘Knee-Jerk Reaction’ After a fake Internet café pretending to be a veterans’ charity was busted for illegal gambling in Florida, 57 people were indicted for running the illegal gambling outfits, which allegedly featured slot machines. It also emerged that the state’s …

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