Mary Beth Tinker speaks in ABQ

Mary Beth Tinker

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Mary Beth Tinker, who helped uphold students’ right to express themselves at school based on the First Amendment, spoke at La Cueva High School on Tuesday.

Tinker was a lead plaintiff in the Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District case in 1969.

According to a news release provided by Albuquerque Public Schools, the goal of the Tinker Tour is to bring real-life civics lessons to schools.

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