West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnett

West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnett 1943

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1. Felix Frankfurter

2. [Flag being saluted in 1943]

3. Plaintiff: West Virginia Board of Education

3.1. Minersville School District v. Gobitis

3.1.1. Freedom of Speech

4. Defendant: Walter Barnett, Lucy McClure, Paul Stull

4.1. Jehovahs Witnesses

4.1.1. "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven images"

4.1.2. Refuse to salute the United States flag

5. Decision; 6-3 for Barnett

5.1. Majority opinion

5.2. Concurring opinion

5.3. Dissenting opinion

6. Why did the result of these similarcases vary?

6.1. Gobitis focuses on the freedom of speech where Barnett case focused on the Free Exercise clause in the First amendment.

7. TO CONCLUDE:

8. It is unconstitutional to require Citizens of the United States of America have the right to Freedom of Religion and religious practices