Supreme Court Rules in Favor of High School Cheerleader Punished Over Snapchat Posts

The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Wednesday in favor of a high school cheerleader at Mahanoy Area High School in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, who was kicked off the school’s cheerleading team after calling out the school with profanities on Snapchat for allegedly telling her she needed to spend a year on the junior varsity (JV) team before making it to varsity — while an incoming freshman student made it on the varsity team, skipping JV.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 22: The U.S. Supreme Court is shown on June 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. The court is expected to release more opinions for cases related to voting rights, donor disclosure and student’s first amendment rights, as it finishes up the final days of it’s annual term. …