Bryan Killian, a high school student in North Buncombe, North Carolina was suspended for coming to school dressed as a pirate.
But the disciplinary action has provoked controversy â€“ because the student says that the ban violates his rights, as the pirate costume is part of his religion.
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I’ll have some updates and more information about all this soon.