PA student's MAGA Trump hat blurred out of high school yearbook photo
(CNN) -- A pro-Trump teenager's support for the White House falls victim to digital editing. When the student from Pennsylvania wore a MAGA hat, it was blurred out of his high school yearbook.
Jeremy Gebhart, 16, is a strong supporter of President Donald Trump.
"I just think he wants to help our country, and I think he is,” Gebhart said.
That's why he says he and his friend decided to show their support for the president during Littlestown High School's spirit week in October.
The photo landed a spot in the yearbook with some changes.
"They, like, blurred our hats out,” Gebhart said.
His mother, Lorraine Gebhart, was at a loss for words.
"I was infuriated because he wears that hat because he supports our president,” Gebhart said. “He's not doing anything illegal whatsoever, he's wearing a hat of support."
Gebhart says he feels his rights have been taken away.
"Everybody has a First Amendment right to have freedom of speech and they're allowed to think what they want, say what they want, but they're not able to take it away from other people," Gebhart said.
We reached out to Littlestown School District. The superintendent said, “the mistake was not noticed during the editorial preview process prior to print. We apologize on behalf of the yearbook club. It is not the policy or practice of the district to improperly censor speech."
"It is okay to disagree with peoples' views, but what's not okay is taking your freedom of speech and using it to take away someone else's,” Gebhart said.
The Gebhart family says they have a message for whoever was behind the decision.
"You did not silence us,” Gebhart said.