"School policy had dictated that students were prohibited from “sending or displaying offensive messages or pictures,” and cannot access, send, create or forward pictures that are considered “harassing, threatening, or illegal.” The school argued that the freshman broke these rules since he put the gun photo on school property.
“This gun wallpaper does not show anything that’s violent. It’s not showing anybody getting shot in any way,” McLaine said. “It’s just a picture of a gun. It’s nothing — nobody getting shot, nobody getting it pointed at them, it’s nothing.”"