Aces are aces: Lower Merion high-school expresses free speech

Displaying the proper way to express their right to free speech, high schoolers teach college protestors how to make a statement - without violence.

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All of the players on the Lower Merion High School team were wearing the shirts during warm-ups. (Image: Video Screen shots / social media0

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2017 – All of the players on the Lower Merion High School team were wearing warm-up shirts that read I am a Muslim. I am a refugee. I am an immigrant. I am an American. I am an Ace.”

The student’s shirts are their expression of free speech that they felt was more appropriate than disrespecting America by taking a knee. The Lower Merion ACES are simply aces.

A high school basketball team in Pennsylvania is making waves for the T-shirts it wore before a championship game on Tuesday displaying a clear response to President Donald Trump’s immigration executive order. The shirt reads “I am a Muslim. I am a refugee. I am an immigrant. I am an American. I am an Ace.” Here’s…

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