Ohio teen Maverick Couch takes school to court over 'Jesus is not a homophobe' shirt

CINCINNATI - An Ohio teenager is taking his school district to court as the controversy over a t-shirt grows, according to a Wednesday report.

The shirt reads "Jesus is not a homophobe."

Maverick Couch, 16, wore the shirt on last year's "Day of Silence," a day designed to protest the harassment and bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.

Maverick says the shirt was meant to send a message of acceptance.

His principal disagreed and asked him to remove it.

The district stood by that decision saying the shirt is "sexual in nature and therefore indecent."

Couch and his attorney have filed suit asking for a restraining order allowing him to wear the shirt on this year's "Day of Silence" which is April 20th.

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