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'Candy Cane Case' questions children's First Amendment rights

A school district in Plano, Texas, has battled a case for eight years that raises the question: Does an elementary school student have a First Amendment right to free speech?

The school district has made an appeal, and arguments were heard Monday morning by all 17 judges on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, reports Charisma News Online.

Morgan v. Plano Independent School District, more commonly known as the “candy cane case," involves several students who were denied their free speech rights and discriminated against because their speech was religious in nature.

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