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Appeals Court Backs Teacher Chided Over His MAGA Hat

9th Circuit Court of Appeals finds Eric Dodge's hat was a form of protected political speech

(Newser) - A middle school teacher was protected by the First Amendment when he wore his "Make America Great Again" hat at a school building, a three-judge panel has found. Eric Dodge, a science teacher at Wy'east Middle School in Vancouver, Wash., filed a legal complaint after his hat sparked...

School District Settles Over Editing of Trump T-Shirt

Retired yearbook adviser said she was made a scapegoat

(Newser) - A New Jersey school district has agreed to pay $325,000 to a retired teacher who said she was made a scapegoat after a Trump T-shirt was edited out of a student's yearbook photo. Susan Parsons had sued the Wall Township School District in 2019, per . She...

Gallery Owner: Anti-Trumpers Attacked Me, Cops Don't Care

Jahangir Turan says 'anti-Trump' police aren't making arrests

(Newser) - A Manhattan gallery owner says he got beat up for wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and suggests "anti-Trump" police are dragging their heels in the investigation. Jahangir Turan, 35, says he was passing a group of 15-18 teenagers in SoHO earlier this week when a girl...

Teacher: I Was Scapegoat in Trump Yearbook Dispute

She says she was ordered to censor photo

(Newser) - A high school yearbook adviser who was suspended after photos of two students were altered to remove President Trump's name from their clothing is suing the district, saying she was made a scapegoat. Teacher Susan Parsons says in her lawsuit, filed Monday, that officials in New Jersey's Wall...

Woman Who Knocked Off MAGA Cap Gets in Real Trouble

ICE accuses Brazil native of living here illegally

(Newser) - A woman charged with assault and battery after a diner said she knocked his "Make America Great Again" cap off now faces deportation. Immigration officers arrested Rosiane Santos on Tuesday, USA Today reports, accusing her of being a citizen of Brazil living in Massachusetts illegally. A lawyer for Santos...

Kentucky Student Wishes He Had Walked Away

Students may get invite to White House

(Newser) - After days of being a national news story, Nick Sandmann now wishes he and his fellow Covington Catholic High School students had just walked away from Native American activists at the Lincoln Memorial. In an excerpt from a Today show interview airing Wednesday, the student, seen in a viral video...

Native American: Here's Why I Got in Their Faces

Nathan Phillips says he got between two warring groups

(Newser) - A Native American who was seen in an online video being taunted outside the Lincoln Memorial said Sunday he felt compelled to get between two groups with his ceremonial drum to defuse a confrontation. Nathan Phillips says in an interview with the AP that he was trying to keep peace...

Catholic 'MAGA' Kids Mock Native Americans
'MAGA' Kids Mock
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'MAGA' Kids Mock Native American Man

A Kentucky diocese has already apologized

(Newser) - ( Update here . Nathan Phillips now says he got between two warring groups.) A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys' high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington, the AP reports. The Indigenous Peoples March...

School Staffers' Halloween Get-Up a 'Gross Display of Dehumanization'

Superintendent apologizes after staffers dressed as 'border wall' and in stereotypical Mexican garb

(Newser) - Halloween is over, but the controversy in one Idaho town isn't. NBC News reports that the superintendent for Middleton School District has issued an apology after photos were shared on social media of staffers at Heights Elementary School dressed up, as a group, as both stereotypical Mexicans—complete with...

Lana Del Rey Takes Kanye to Task for Supporting Trump

Singer blasts rapper after West's 'SNL' appearance, pic with MAGA hat on Instagram

(Newser) - Kanye West, now apparently known as "Ye," caused quite a stir when he closed out Saturday Night Live with a pro-Trump/anti-Democrat tirade while wearing a red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap. West kept the controversy going Sunday, posting a photo on Instagram showing him sporting the...

Trump Has a Response for Meghan McCain's Swipe

'MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN,' he tweets from golf course

(Newser) - John McCain appears to have handed his feud with President Trump down to the next generation, reports USA Today , and the latter took to Twitter to apparently respond to Meghan McCain's swipe at his campaign slogan while eulogizing her father on Saturday. "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN," he...

Cops: We Caught Guy Who Stole Teen's Trump Hat

It happened at a Whataburger in San Antonio

(Newser) - A Texas man has been arrested for allegedly snatching the MAGA hat right off a Trump supporter's head at a fast-food chain restaurant. Police say 30-year-old Kino Jimenez was arrested Thursday in connection with the incident at a Whataburger in San Antonio, where he's accused of throwing a...

Guy Grabs Teen's MAGA Hat, Throws Drink in His Face

Video of the incident has gone viral

(Newser) - A group of teens was eating at a Whataburger in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday when a "patriotic hat" got them some unwelcome attention. The hat in question appears, in a video posted by the mom of one of the teens, to be a red "Make America Great...

Tweet About MAGA Hat Costs Reporter His Job

Conor Berry suggested 'Capital Gazette' shooter dropped a MAGA hat in newsroom

(Newser) - While many people were left seeing red over yet another mass shooting following the massacre in the Capital Gazette newsroom , one journalist reported on a different kind of red favored by supporters of President Trump—and now he's resigned because of it. Fox News reports that after the Annapolis...

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