Students Wear Confederate Flags at Wash. School to Protest Gay-Pride Flag

COVINGTON, Wash. — Two students at Tahoma High School were suspended for wearing Confederate flags at school, who were protesting a student exhibiting a gay-pride flag.

A sophomore at the school had been showcasing a gay-pride flag for two weeks, when the two juniors showed up Oct. 8 in a school common area wearing the Confederate flags as a political statement in response, The Daily Caller reports.

School officials said the Confederate flags upset some students at the school, adding that the apparel violated the school dress code.

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