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[Susan notes: Here's a one-sentence letter-to-editor that gets the job done.]

Published in Boston Globe

To the editor

DOES Patricia A. Washburn, the principal of the Winchendon High School, realize that by punishing some of her students for peacefully expressing their disapproval of Governor Romney's school policy and comments about students ("Students punished over snub of governor" Dec. 6), she is depriving them of their First Amendment rights, which the Constitution guarantees not only her but also her students?

Alfred Gutmann

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