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8th grader jailed over NRA shirt

8th grader jailed over NRA shirt
Posted April 22nd, 2013 @ 10:27am by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

(NEWSER– Jared Marcum showed up at his West Virginia middle school Thursday wearing an NRA shirt with a picture of a hunting rifle on it, and ended up getting arrested over it. He and a teacher argued over the shirt, and the 8th grader was eventually suspended, arrested, and now finds himself facing charges of obstruction and disturbing the education process, WOWK-TV reports. The 14-year-old's dad says school policy doesn't forbid images of guns on T-shirts; the dress code does prohibit clothing displaying "violence," but gun images are not listed specifically.

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