PA Girls Fight ‘Boobies’ Bracelet Ban In Court

ThePittsburghChannel.com

PHILADELPHIA — In a test case of whether breast cancer fundraising bracelets that proclaim “I (heart) boobies!” can be banned in public schools, one district is calling the slogan a sexually charged double entendre.

The free-speech case involves Easton Area Middle School, whose principals struggled on the witness stand Thursday when asked if T-shirts with the words “breast cancer” should be permitted on the school’s Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

The middle school, a 90-minute drive north of Philadelphia, suspended two girls in October for refusing to remove the colorful rubber bracelets, which have become wildly popular among teens across the country.

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