Bracelet Fight to Supreme Court?

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Bracelet Fight to Supreme Court?
Wed, 10-30-2013 - 8:51am

The court battle between two girls and their Pennsylvania school over "I (heart) Boobies!" bracelets could be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Easton Area School District board voted 7-1 Tuesday night to appeal a federal appeals court's decision that rejected its claim the bracelets are lewd and should be banned from school.

The case started in 2010 when two girls, then ages 12 and 13, challenged the school's ban on the bracelets designed to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.

The students, Brianna Hawk and Kayla Martinez, said they merely hoped to promote awareness of the disease at their middle school. They filed suit when they were suspended for defying the ban on their school's Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

http://news.msn.com/us/boobies-bracelet-fight-could-go-to-supreme-court

Wow!  I'm a bit surprised that this could make it all the way to the supreme court.  What's your take on the situation?  Do you think the school district should drop its case?

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