Did You Know...

   

11-year-old suspended for anti-Obama shirt

Share
By Michelle Malkin  •  September 23, 2008 10:20 AM

It “interrupted the learning environment:”

An 11-year-old in Aurora says his first amendment rights are being trampled after he was suspended for wearing a homemade shirt that reads “Obama is a terrorist’s best friend.”

The fifth grader at Aurora Frontier K-8 School wore it on a day when students were asked to wear red, white and blue to show their patriotism.

The boy’s father Dann Dalton describes himself as a “proud conservative” who has taken part in some controversial anti-abortion protests. Dalton says the school made a major mistake by suspending his son for wearing the shirt.

“It’s the public school system,” Dalton says. “Let’s be honest, it’s full of liberal loons.”

…Aurora Public Schools would not talk about the case but said the district “Respects a student’s right to free speech, such as the right to wear specific clothing,” but administrators say they review any situation that interrupts the learning environment.

Paperwork submitted by the school district says Daxx Dalton was not suspended for wearing the shirt, but for willful disobedience and defiance.

Hat tip: Weasel Zippers

***

Allahpundit says: Sue!

blog comments powered by Disqus

Comfort zone: Obama returns to complaining about US overseas

May 9, 2017 12:21 PM by Doug Powers

We’ve failed him AGAIN?

Confirmed: Jonathan Gruber STILL thinks everybody’s stupid

May 8, 2017 04:01 PM by Doug Powers

Like a bad penny

Ex prez back in public eye leading by example, Obama-style

April 25, 2017 12:25 PM by Doug Powers

Plus: Media fans fawn


Categories: Barack Obama, Politics

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook