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West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

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on 8 February 2011

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Transcript of West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette Case:
Barnette a student of a school in West Virginia, refuses because of her religion to pledge the allegiance. She was sent to the pricipals office and was given after school detention. What we would have done if we were in the principal's position, is not suspended her because it was her choice and it's against her religion to salute symbols because she was Jehovah's witness. The Supreme Court ruled that Barnette didn't need to stand for the pledge of allegiance. The Supreme Court reasoning for their decision was because the state can't control how a person speaks. In a case that ended the same way, the main reasoning for the ruling was because of the first admemdent (freedom of speech). By Gabby & Itzel The End >O
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