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Topic - Eric Rassbauch
Ariana Iacono believes that her nose piercing helps maintain her spiritual health, but the officials at Clayton High School near Raleigh, N.C., still suspended her because it violates their dress code.
Ariana can only win the case if she is actually sincere about her beliefs, said Eric Rassbauch, national litigation director at the Becket Fund.
"If there's not a connection to the transcendent, then it's not religious," he said.