The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 4, 1997 · Page 64
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 64

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Nicole Bennett has a permanent souvenir of her trip as student ambassador to Australia and New Zealand: a heart tattooed on her chest. A lOth-grader at Plainview (Minn.) High School, she's 16 now and regrets her moment of succumbing to peer pressure at age 15. "The day after I got it, I remember waking up in the morning and being really sad that I had it. You would think that you could give a 15-year- old a little freedom, especially a student ambassador. But I guess not. I had an hour without supervision and look what I did with it." Parents concerned about bloodborne disease — though health officials consider the actual risk minor — and hard- to-remove alterations to their children's bodies are asking for limits: Already, 22 states either prohibit tattooing or body piercing of minors or require special permission, with new laws this spring in Virginia and Montana. In Oklahoma, tattooing is prohibited, period. At press time, bills to limit tattooing or piercing were pending in Arizona, California, New Jersey, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Missouri, New York and Texas. Shylonda Wright, 17 and a lOth-grader at Colby (Kan.) High School, says though her friends have tattoos, she's comfortable with laws banning them for people under 18: "It's for their protection." C3 Nadeah Johnson, 17, of Alexandria, Va.: "I got my tattoo, basically, because It is cool. My dad took me [to the tattoo parlor]. Mom thought it was cute." THREE NEW BATTIE FROHTS FOR TEEN IIGHTS The latest round of face-offs over teen freedoms nationwide: Skateboard enthusiasts from rural Vermont to Sacramento, Calif., are facing off against city governments and property owners who have banned their hobby. In Altoona, Pa., where skateboarders are subject to fines of $50-$100, Ryan Wilt, 15 (above left, with friend Adam Givter), petitioned the city council to build a skateboard park. "People see us and think, 'Oh, no) Hide the valuables and call the police,' ' Ryan says. are in force at five Arlington, Texas, high schools this spring. Upset students set up an alternative pram site. Home drug testing Ms that parents can use on kids also are creating controversy nationwide. Strip fMipfcM are at issue in a case in Conway, Ark., where 12 high school gins taking an off-campus cosmetology course say they were strip-searched - and told they couldn't object or notify parents - after a beauty academy employee's wallet disappeared. 17% say tattoos on toons should bo prohibited. 34 USA WEEKEND • May 2-4,1887

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