In 1965, Mary Beth Tinker, John Tinker, and Christopher Eckhardt were suspended from school for wearing black armbands to protest the United States' involvement in Vietnam. Which precedent was established by the Supreme Court's decision on Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District?
A. The right to assembly is not guaranteed for public school students.
B. The Second Amendment
does not apply to public school students.
C. The First Amendment applies to public schools.
D. The right to privacy applies to public schools.
C. The First Amendment applies to public schools. [ The court's 7 to 2 decision held that the First Amendment applied to public schools, and that administrators would have to demonstrate constitutionally valid reasons for any specific regulation of speech in the classroom. ]
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