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No school encourages rights though. Thats what im saying. The job of a school is to squash individuality, force compliance, etc
In this case....the school didn't allow the event and referred to it as truancy. Which i agree with.
So their right to freedom of speech is only allowed after school hours?
It doesn't appear that the school or the teachers had anything to do with organizing this event.
How about they practice their free speech in school class, like every other day before? You can practice free speech regardless of your location.
It also doesn´t appear that they did anything to keep the children where they belong to. By letting them walk out, they neglected their overview.
It´s like you won´t blame a babysitter because she let the 6 year old do what he wanted. Don´t you see how crazy you sound?
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
a reply to: introvert
No its not their job. But its the reality of what happens.
I fought my local isd tooth and nail about them trying to crush that special spark my boys had.
So what is the problem here? In the previous post you said schools were not the place for protesting. Now they are? You are contradicting yourself.
So you want the state to step in to suppress their right to freedom of speech and physically make them comply?
The babysitter is not a government entity. The babysitter...is not the state.
You can practice free speech without protesting. What is so hard to understand with that?
No. Stop being obtuse and formulating loaded questions to drag what I said out of proportion.
Ha, exactly because it´s the state and parents gave their kids into the care of STATE PAYED TEACHERS, they just let them walk out. It´s actually way worse in that sense.
originally posted by: antar
a reply to: Grambler
PUT AN END to these rediculous parent pushed leftist and bizarre shows of fascisim. Edit to say I wonder how those parents feel having allowed and supported their child to do this?
You want the state to force children to do something? You want them to physically stop them?
The law want´s this, it´s called compulsory attendance. Get real.
You´re so up against anything governmental and afraid it impairs your ability to think clear. And that´s coming from someone that would be considered libertarian, if you need to stick me into a political group.