Tuesday, 3 July 2007

Schoolgirl Banned from Wearing Anti-Abortion T-Shirt

A 16-year-old mother has been banned by her secondary school for wearing a T-shirt protesting against abortions in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Sarah Scott, who gave birth just four months ago, was told that she must not wear her black T-shirt with the words "Abortion is Murder” printed on it. The school said the T-shirt was offensive.

The young mother was also issued with the warning that her daughter may be excluded from school if she wears the T-shirt again, reports the BBC.

However, Scott, who wore the T-shirt on a non-uniform day, has hit back at the staff of Banff Academy by saying that she is being unfairly targeted and that her freedom of speech is being violated. Read more

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