Teens’ MAGA hats blurred out in yearbook, school accused of censorship

Pro-Trump college students at a Pennsylvania excessive school had been shocked to discover out that the ‘Make America Great Again’ slogan was lacking from their signature pink caps in the yearbook. The school has apologized for the mishap.

An investigation has been launched by the school authorities to seek out out who was chargeable for the reverse makeover of the MAGA hats. Someone blurred out the ‘Make America Great Again’ slogan from the hats in the Littlestown High School yearbook, turning them into plain pink caps.’

16-year-old Jeremy Gebhart, one of the 2 college students whose picture was altered, advised Fox News affiliate WPMT-TV that he believes the doctoring was the work of someone who bears a grudge towards US President Donald Trump.

“I just think that whoever did this doesn’t like Trump,” the coed mentioned.

The authentic picture was taken in October at a school occasion and exhibits two youngsters standing arms crossed and smiling broadly with their MAGA hats on.

Gebhart mentioned that he feels the school had successfully censored his political beliefs.

“Everybody has First Amendment rights, freedom of speech and they are allowed to think what they want and say what they want but they aren’t allowed to take that away from other people,” he mentioned. The teenager’s mom, Lorraine Gebhart, mentioned that she felt “infuriated,” stressing her son was “not doing anything illegal whatsoever.” She accused the school of making an attempt to “silence” Trump supporters.

The school has denied accountability, with Christopher E. Bigger, superintendent of Littlestown Area School District, saying that “it is not the policy or practice of the district to improperly censor speech.”

He mentioned the edit had not been noticed throughout a preview of the e-book, and made it into the ultimate model by mistake.