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On June 14, 1943, the US Supreme Court ruled in West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette that school children could not be compelled to salute the US flag if it conflicted with their religious beliefs.

Learn more about flag salute ceremonies in public schools.

On June 14, 1966, the Roman Catholic Church abolished the Index Librorum Prohibitum (index of prohibited books). The list was first published in 1559 to ban books that the Church considered immoral or contradictory to Church teachings.

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