Friday, April 27, 2012 at 12:00 am (Updated: April 27, 12:00 am)
It’s not often that a prom dress triggers a First Amendment controversy, but a Tennessee high school student’s attire did just that.
Gibson County High School student Texanna Edwards was turned away from her high school prom on April 21 because she was wearing a dress that bore a striking resemblance to a Confederate flag. According to the Jackson Sun, school administrators viewed the dress as inappropriate and potentially offensive.
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