Court rules Miss. school was justified in censoring student’s campaign poster

MISSISSIPPI —- He chose Mary and so did thestudents at Oxford Middle School — despite a federal court’s rulingthat banned Mary August Phillips from displaying her religious-themed studentcouncil campaign poster. Mary August Phillips was elected to the seventhgrade student council Sept. 23, one day after a U.S. District Court in Oxfordruled that school officials could prohibit her from displaying a campaign posterwhich read: ”He chose Mary

Phillips v. Oxford Separate Municipal School District, Case No. 2:03CV292-M-A (N.D. Miss. Sept. 22, 2003)

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