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September 9, 1988 | Associated Press
A federal judge said Thursday that his orders are clear: Let the dancing begin at a small Ozarks high school. U.S. District Judge Russell Clark answered a request by school board members in Purdy that he clarify their responsibilities under his Aug. 1 decision declaring their century-old dance ban unconstitutional. Clark said the ban at Purdy High School could not be enforced because it promoted the values of those who opposed dancing for religious reasons.
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September 3, 1989
An appeals court upheld a ban on dances in the high school in the small Ozarks mountain town of Purdy in southwestern Missouri. U.S. District Judge Russell Clark had ruled that the nearly century-old ban on dancing unconstitutionally promoted the values of residents who opposed dancing for religious reasons. Most people in the area are religious conservatives.
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September 3, 1989
An appeals court upheld a ban on dances in the high school in the small Ozarks mountain town of Purdy in southwestern Missouri. U.S. District Judge Russell Clark had ruled that the nearly century-old ban on dancing unconstitutionally promoted the values of residents who opposed dancing for religious reasons. Most people in the area are religious conservatives.
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December 11, 1988 | Associated Press
A century-old ban on dancing at Purdy High School was ended with a homecoming dance after a basketball game Saturday night. After a long and bitter fight, a federal court this summer found the school board's rule against dances to be unconstitutional. Students in the past have held dances at the community center in this farming town of about 900 people, or in neighboring towns. U.S.
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December 11, 1988 | Associated Press
A century-old ban on dancing at Purdy High School was ended with a homecoming dance after a basketball game Saturday night. After a long and bitter fight, a federal court this summer found the school board's rule against dances to be unconstitutional. Students in the past have held dances at the community center in this farming town of about 900 people, or in neighboring towns. U.S.
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September 9, 1988 | Associated Press
A federal judge said Thursday that his orders are clear: Let the dancing begin at a small Ozarks high school. U.S. District Judge Russell Clark answered a request by school board members in Purdy that he clarify their responsibilities under his Aug. 1 decision declaring their century-old dance ban unconstitutional. Clark said the ban at Purdy High School could not be enforced because it promoted the values of those who opposed dancing for religious reasons.
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