Mason High School students are getting a first-hand First Amendment lesson after the school canceled an event that invited girls to spend the day wearing a hijab, the headscarf often worn by Muslim women.

The school's Muslim Student Association had the idea to organize a "Covered For A Day" event Thursday, April 23. The event was aimed at showing non-Muslims what it's like to wear the headscarf.

The event isn't unique to Mason High; it's held on college campuses and sometimes at high schools, said Karen Dabdoub, Executive Director of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations.

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