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    Federal judge: Boobies bracelets aren’t vulgar

    Those I heart boobies bracelets are back.

    A federal judge says its okay for students to wear the fundraising bracelets after school officials had banned them, arguing the slogan suggests a sexual double meaning.

    Several school districts across the country, including Easton, have banned the bracelets, but Judge McLaughlin found the bracelets are not vulgar and are being worn to promote cancer awareness.

    In a statement, Mary Catherine Roper, senior staff attorney with the ACLU of Pennsylvania and lead counsel for the students, said, “The court’s decision confirms that schools cannot censor student speech without a good reason. A student’s freedom to speak–especially about something as important as breast cancer awareness–cannot be shut down because the student chooses words the school administrator would not choose.”

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