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“So, I answered the door. The police officer was… very nice. He explained to me that he was coming to address an issue with my son’s school,” the mother told Fox Baltimore. “And then explained to me that he was here to search for weapons, in my home. And I consented to let him in. And then I, unfortunately, stood there and watched police officers enter my 11-year-old son’s bedroom.”
“The officers that responded were appalled at the call and even commended the set-up that my son has for his toys and commended him also on his respect and understanding of the BB guns,” Sperry wrote on Facebook.
School is not the general public. School is supposed to be communication between student and teacher for the sole purpose of instruction.
I said it once and I will say it again: there is a strong likelihood that, were this done to my child, I would hunt the teacher down like a mangy rabid dog and exterminate him/her.
It is not open for discussion. Try to hurt my kids and it doesn't matter if one is a man, a woman, an alien from Mars, or a damn grizzly bear. That threat will be exterminated. Period. At the cost of my own life if need be.
But school is "public," not private.
I mean, if premeditated murder is your thing, sure.
No. School cannot be considered a public arena, because the law mandates participation of children.
One cannot be forced to arbitrarily surrender their privacy by law.
Protecting my family is my thing.
Maybe this will help you to understand so you do not step on the wrong toes someday:
They are not a public "arena", but they are public schools for a reason. The SCOTUS has ruled that Constitutional rights apply to students in school, so it stands to reason there is no reasonable expectation of privacy, by default.
Expectation of privacy does not extend to displays that are open or viewable to the public, even on one's own property.
See my previous response. It doesn't give you the right...
That is the crux of the argument. Do you think a schoolteacher should be able to inspect your home at will and determine what items you may or may not own?
No one has the right to take personal photos of a child in their home without express permission. No one.
Even in a publicly-streamed display, the streamer retains ownership of the material streamed.
I have to ask this: are you in favor of people taking screenshots of your home without letting you know
originally posted by: RainbowPhoenix
Well looks like people need to set up cordoned off cubicles as a work station so they can’t see anything outside of that cube. Don’t make sh** like this easy for them.
There is a Constitutional right to privacy
I get the counter argument, but life has taught me that being open and cooperative generally, leads to the best outcome.
They are not a public "arena", but they are public schools for a reason. The SCOTUS has ruled that Constitutional rights apply to students in school. It stands to reason there is no reasonable expectation of privacy, by default, in public broadcast.
The teacher saw a broadcast and was concerned, not knowing who owned it or what it was.
they do not have any right to determine what is and isn't acceptable IN MY HOME but can only request certain things not be VISIBLE to other students which is a fair request.