June 03, 2004

Today / June 3

by PG

Today in History (1940) - In Minersville School District v. Gobitis, an 8-1 SCOTUS majority ruled that schools boards are constitutionally allowed to require students, including Jehovah's Witnesses, to salute the flag. The decision was reversed three years later by West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette.

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