Whatever you think about Kaepernick and the pledge, and however you choose to demonstrate your beliefs, we the people, united as a country, must fight the ongoing injustice - not only racist individuals, but subtly racist fundamental laws make minorities so disadvantaged.
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ACLU-VA's Response to Prince William County Superintendent's Threat against Students who Participate in Protests
We share the concern of those from Prince William County who reached out to us about the preemptive and somewhat threatening tone of the Superintendent’s letter regarding student participation in protests about "school gun violence" either on or off campus during school hours.
In light of widespread reports of planned student walkouts as protests at public schools across the country, including in Virginia, it is important for school officials and students alike to keep in mind these important legal considerations:
Lawmakers, opinion leaders, and some in the media have characterized several proposals making their way through the Virginia legislature this year as welcome “criminal justice reform.” They are anything but.