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  • Vis Fac

    Because they are wising up to the fact that we aren’t going to stand for their foolishness anymore and lawsuits will be filed. If you push too hard you will find resistance increasing push further you might get more than you bargained for!!

    Libertas inaestimabilis res est

    • rivahmitch

      Back at ya, Recon. Semper Fi! ‘Nam 68-69

      • Vis Fac

        Vietnam 1965 through 1969 Three sequential tours. (something to do with my job skills)

        Libertas inaestimabilis res est

  • Rodosbc

    The school backed down when the parents called in their lawyer. Strangely, this bit of info was conveniently dropped from the article. Schools often capitulate when they are about to get their clock thoroughly cleaned in a lawsuit…

  • Alan

    So the schoolyard bully lost their nerve when confronted with some strong resistance, eh? Good! Maybe these heathens will come to see we will no longer be pushed around. And where was there a “depiction of violence” on her T-Shirt anyway? These people wouldn’t know what true violence is until they’ve taken a walk alone through the dangerous streets of the South side of Chicago some night. Their sheltered lives lead them to see everything pertaining to a firearm as a “depiction of violence”.

  • rivahmitch

    Not good enough. This was a blatant attempt to intimidate using a governmental authority the school did not have. What if the girls parents did not have or could not afford a lawyer? The involved individuals should be reprimanded and punished not “worked with”. A wink and a nod while saying “you shouldn’t do that again” is NOT sufficient.

  • Boston

    I don’t get it… Not the shirt issue, but the response from the school that said it violated the dress code because it depicted violence… A statement that says a certain group is protecting a certain tradition somehow violates a certain dress code… Following that logic, would a certain person wearing a white t-shirt be considered a racist? I mean the people in the school are obviously afraid of t-shirts and the shirt is white… So instead of getting some psycho-babble presentation that would cost a few million dollars to help teachers overcome their fear of shirts, they just say the kid wearing the shirt is racist and then the parents can complain that the school violates their kid’s 1st Amendment, and the kid now gets to wear a white t-shirt again… No wonder kids grow up to become stupid adults.

  • TerryJ2

    What violence? Did the shirt shoot someone? (Sarc Off).

  • Timothy Sullivan

    Better not have any shirt depicting anything about abortion then. If that is not about violence, then I don’t know what would be! I mean it is about “killing” right?