Nov 24, 2018

Wisconsin school officials won't punish teens for Nazi salute

A Wisconsin school superintendent said the high school students who appeared to perform a Nazi salute in a photo that went viral earlier this month will not face punishment because their actions are protected by the First Amendment, reports The Baraboo News Republic.

The details: Baraboo School District Administrator Lori Mueller told parents in a letter that officials can't “know the intentions in the hearts of those who were involved.” The picture shows dozens of students with their arms raised, palms down and elbows locked straight — a gesture associated with white supremacy. It was reportedly taken before a spring 2018 prom.

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