sneezeA high school senior in Tennessee says she was given an in-school suspension for saying “bless you” to a classmate who had sneezed.

Kendra Turner, a student at Dyer County High School, told WMC-TV that when her teacher told her she had broken a class rule against invoking religious terms, she complained.

“She said that we’re not going to have godly speaking in her class,” Turner said, “and that’s when I said we have a constitutional right. … It’s all right to defend God and it’s our constitutional right, because we have a freedom of religion and freedom of speech.”

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