PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — The case of an eastern Pennsylvania school that attempted to ban breast-cancer fundraising bracelets that read “I (heart) boobies!” in 2010 will head to a full federal appeals court.
Back in 2010, two middle-school students who were suspended for wearing the rubber bracelets filed a free-speech lawsuit against the Easton Area School District. District officials called the word “boobies” vulgar.READ MORE: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Ocean City Beach Patrol Members Under Investigation
Last year, a federal judge ruled in favor of the students, but the district appealed the decision.READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
Now, a 14-judge full appeals court in Philadelphia has agreed to hear the case. No date has been set.MORE NEWS: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
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