When free speech is silenced in middle school, it dies on college campuses

October 16, 2015 | By RAYMOND NHAN

Recently, an 8th grade student in Oregon was sent home from school and suspended for wearing a T-shirt displaying boots, a helmet, and a gun representing fallen soldiers with the text “Standing For Those Who Stood For Us.” The student, Alan Holmes, wore the shirt to honor his brother, a Marine who served in Iraq. Schools … ...