High school student banned from wearing MAGA hat on campus

  • Published on Feb 22, 2019
  • A politically active high school student in Northern California has been told that she cannot wear her "Make America Great Again" hat on campus. The student, senior Maddie Mueller, said she's being a patriot trying to show pride for her country. Alexan Balekian of CBS affiliate KGPE-TV reports from Clovis, California.
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Comments • 1 899

  • Constructions and Repairs Enterprise

    Show patriotism by getting rid of people that work with Russia and make America a laughingstock

  • Fiber Bunny
    Fiber Bunny 3 days ago +1

    The district says it's for the safety of the students, but it's *her* that's wearing the hat, and I'm sure she knows the risks she's taking by wearing it.

  • Sadistic Psychopath
    Sadistic Psychopath 5 days ago

    We support free speech, but-

  • bill dings
    bill dings 5 days ago


  • Krs Blaylock
    Krs Blaylock 12 days ago

    Sure wasn't a dam problem with Obama Shirts or hats what the different . People gave their lives so we could have the freedom to wear what we wanted when we want where we wanted to. If you don't like it or disagree then don't pay attention to it.

  • Keaton0801
    Keaton0801 18 days ago

    When I was in school, you couldn't wear any hats period. I just assumed that's what this was. However, you could carry a hat around with you throughout the day. The reasoning is that you could hide controband underneath the hat. However, the reasoning this girl's school gave isn't reason enough. Either ban all hats, or allow all hats.

  • Alejandro Ceruantes
    Alejandro Ceruantes 20 days ago +1

    She should wear that hat everyewhere she is goimg to get k.o

  • marryson123
    marryson123 22 days ago

    Im conservative, but I dont like trump for a different reason. At the end of the day, let her wear what ever she wants, there is nothing wrong with the hat or "Make America great again"

  • clorox bleach but call me clorox

    When u wear that hat it’s basically saying that u hate Mexicans and blacks and that they should be removed out of this country

  • aj jamal
    aj jamal 28 days ago

    Understand this is for her own safety too. What is wrong with wearing the School's hat, colors and logo or get home school and wear all the Trump gear you like.

  • aj jamal
    aj jamal 28 days ago

    Understand this is for her own safety too. What is wrong with wearing the School's hat, colors and logo or get home school and wear all the Trump gear you like.

  • Hayley kimyongsun
    Hayley kimyongsun Month ago

    it seems "freedom of speech n expression" is long gone from the american public

  • Macias712
    Macias712 Month ago +2

    person: breathes
    this generation: i'm offended

  • Gabriela Fallen
    Gabriela Fallen Month ago

    Good for her! That’s so awesome she stands up for her beliefs. She should make a TVclip channel.

  • Hugh Jassman
    Hugh Jassman Month ago

    I get mad when I see an Obama tshirt, Obama is divisive.

  • Hugh Jassman
    Hugh Jassman Month ago

    God bless generation Z!

  • Wm.
    Wm. Month ago

    This should be resolved in court. Maddie v Clovis North

  • PauliBhoy
    PauliBhoy Month ago +1

    Wearing a hat does not make one "politically active", let alone a patriot

  • Matt Mc
    Matt Mc Month ago

    She's promoting hate in public high school. The school is within their right to censor hate speech. It's not a violation of free speech, she's free to speak out against the school in school, however she is not allowed, on school property, to promote hate. That's what the MAGA hat symbolizes, that is what the current president symbolizes. I blame her parents for failing to raise her to differentiate between free speech and hate speech. That's all.

  • Brandon McGowan
    Brandon McGowan Month ago

    that school wouldn't dare tell a student that they can't wear and obama shirt

  • Jabba Hutt
    Jabba Hutt Month ago +2

    I don’t blame the school district

  • pepe luvsyou
    pepe luvsyou Month ago

    Wow, there is a girl with a head on her shoulders. Shame on that school

  • Reynaldo Luna Jr.
    Reynaldo Luna Jr. Month ago

    Hold her back for using her freedom of speech. How very communist of the school principal. If you can't control yourself and get violent over something you don't agree with then you don't deserve to be part of the community. People are free to express themselves anyway they want. If you don't like it then walk away or open a dialogue. That's the civil thing to do.

  • dsimpki
    dsimpki Month ago

    Oh, the poor, dear ignorant fool.

  • Chuck Tilley
    Chuck Tilley Month ago

    Trump 2020

  • Jacob Aguirre
    Jacob Aguirre Month ago

    owen walker, you are right. freedom in America. who will angry with no freedom. this "angry" is no freedom.

  • unanimous !!
    unanimous !! Month ago

    Girl i support you.

  • FlibbidyFleu
    FlibbidyFleu Month ago

    "I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpations." _James Madison_

  • 하나이
    하나이 Month ago

    I just bought a hat. I will wear my hat at college

  • Polin Chhay
    Polin Chhay Month ago

    The stands for hate

  • Janet Babin
    Janet Babin Month ago

    Let’s see how cute she thinks she is when we start hanging these idiots in the street

  • - thebigOM
    - thebigOM Month ago

    Lmaooo I actually agree because she could’ve seriously gotten hurt. Everyone at my school hates trump

  • Ricardo Mejia
    Ricardo Mejia Month ago

    This is why American education has become useless.

  • your daddy
    your daddy Month ago

    It is a gang " white supremacists gang "

  • Justagameweplay
    Justagameweplay Month ago

    I'm from Cali. The media is trying to make this an issue. I'm sure that they are aware that for many decades California's public school students haven't been allowed to wear ANY head-gear or T-shirts with insignias. Many have been and are suspended for repeated offenses, made to wear T-Shirts inside out, or sent home for doing so. The media is doing their part to manipulate us into becoming angry with or acting hateful toward one another.

  • Tjark Mündlein
    Tjark Mündlein Month ago

    Sounds like freedom.

  • AlwaysBusy Mike
    AlwaysBusy Mike 2 months ago

    poor little dims get their feelings hurt, and dont feel safe? its not her problem, dont make trouble, there wont be trouble... snowflakes get their way, or else... free speech or expression is allowed only if the libs agree with you. I see trouble coming, lock and load, folks.

  • Joseph Huston
    Joseph Huston 2 months ago

    Trump is not a logo.Here i thought she claimed she lived in America and not a cave in America.

  • Reverse Centaur
    Reverse Centaur 2 months ago

    So you want your students to
    Feel safe and welcomed but soon as they put on a red hat and support the president they should be ostracized?

  • Rattlesnake
    Rattlesnake 2 months ago

    Democrats day republicans are hateful and intolerant. This is a good representation of liberal hypocrisy.

    JAY LOVE 2 months ago

    The school is trying to protect the students and minimize combative situations. If you believe that students should wear clothing that will incite combative situations, YOU should go get a job working in a public school office and YOU should have to deal with angry students, angry parents, and even the police being contacted.

    • AlwaysBusy Mike
      AlwaysBusy Mike 2 months ago

      If liberals reconized the 1st Amendment, there would be on problem, dude. and he IS the President that we the people elected...

  • Catherine Benton
    Catherine Benton 2 months ago

    Yet when Obama was in office I bet they didnt make people with Yes We can shirts to go home

  • Christopher Munn
    Christopher Munn 2 months ago

    He is brave, wearing a hat, that states the USA is no longer great.

  • Lindo
    Lindo 2 months ago

    This girl is a bigot who’s been poisoned by her racist parents. “I don’t really care if I offend anybody.” She’s a typical Trump troll, shoving her opinion in other people’s faces and daring them to disagree so she can continue to make more ignorant remarks. In fifteen years, she’ll weigh 300 pounds, have an abusive husband, and ask for every manager that’s ever existed. They’re just trying to give her a healthy realization of the impact of her words, but she’s already too far gone.

  • Harry Helen
    Harry Helen 2 months ago

    Thank you !!!!!!!!!

  • Yiannis Papagiannopoulos

    This is MAGA Country!

  • hydrolito
    hydrolito 2 months ago

    We need Americans that can read and write and do math and live longer as well as the best in world why are we more than 20th behind other countries? We are number 1 or 2 for highest obesity rate what ever happened to a proper diet and physical fitness?

  • Michael Langella
    Michael Langella 2 months ago

    Pure evidence: Schools are liberal!

  • Samantha
    Samantha 2 months ago

    I'm she just looks ridiculous tho like that hat is mah big

  • Christian Erickson
    Christian Erickson 2 months ago

    I'm a little late to this, but what an outrage. We have to be so tired of hearing all these incidents as Americans. I thought people wanted to get away from the mentality of controlling your thoughts hundreds of years ago! What bs

  • Kalum Ranathunga
    Kalum Ranathunga 2 months ago

    I am so proud of this girl. She is brave and doesnt let the leftists push her around. If the left cant tolerate a simple thing as a hat been worn by a person i dont really need to explain their mental state.

  • Pepsi
    Pepsi 2 months ago

    She is so beautiful though

  • kim jørgensen
    kim jørgensen 2 months ago

    Home schooling. and let the baby´s cry

  • Kevin Hill
    Kevin Hill 2 months ago

    Yeah, a MAGA hat invokes so much violence and disturbance of the classroom. As a nineteen year old, I'm glad I didn't go to college. Don't tell me about intolerance when you ban students for a political view.

  • Ace of Spades
    Ace of Spades 2 months ago


  • Kenny McCormick
    Kenny McCormick 2 months ago

    am i the only one who thinks that illegal immigrants should be deported and that gay marriage and modern feminism should be illegal and who likes trump as a president

  • Kenny McCormick
    Kenny McCormick 2 months ago


  • Kenny McCormick
    Kenny McCormick 2 months ago

    5 bucks that the pricipal is a feminist and a democrat

  • SuperDave66 !
    SuperDave66 ! 2 months ago

    It really shows the mentality of people who actually get upset over something as simple as a hat.

  • Warren Jackson
    Warren Jackson 2 months ago

    Thank you young lady for your insight. Long live. President. Trump.