Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Federal Lawsuit over Confederate Flag Ban

Federal lawsuit over Confederate Flag ban being heard in East Tennessee

Posted: 6:54 PM Aug 11, 2008

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- School systems across the nation will be watching as a federal jury in Knoxville decides if a ban on the confederate flag in Anderson County is acceptable, or if school officials crossed the line of free speech.

After 13 out-of-school suspensions for wearing clothing that had the confederate flag on it, Tommy DeFoe is continuing his fight over the right to wear the clothing, and this time a federal jury could make history with their decision.