We believe the right to be free from government censorship applies to everyone regardless of age. However, school administrators have frequently tried to censor student speech in a variety of ways: banning clothing with certain messages, removing articles from school newspapers, preventing students from passing out materials at school, turning off the microphone when students are giving a speech, or punishing students for writing material online. In many of these instances, students have successfully brought their school to court over violation of their First Amendment rights and won.