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the boy was among several 6- and 7-year-olds who were detained and handcuffed for hours for talking in class.
Originally posted by gabby2011
Originally posted by Heartisblack
This crosses the line, let me guess were they black ? And we wonder why the brown people are so angry all the time.
Little Johnny's going to grow up to whoop somebody's ass and nobody will blame him. Thank god children aren't in my future. Thank god I'm not in the intercity. Poor kids, they will be scarred for life.
Most of the students are probably black..as well as the teachers and the guards.. please don't play the race card on this..it so takes away from the validity of the message.
Originally posted by AnIntellectualRedneck
If something like this doesn't qualify as severe mental abuse, then I seriously don't know what would. Doing something like this to high schoolers is one thing, but doing this to children who are barely potty-trained is entirely another. At six and seven years old, they're going to believe it when you tell them they'll never see their parents again; it's basically mentally torturing them for an hour.
Originally posted by Oaktree
First Graders Handcuffed At Chicago School, Told They Were Going To Prison: Lawsuit
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The school allegedly authorized on-campus security to discipline disruptive first graders, Fox Chicago reports. The children who were considered disruptive were then allegedly handcuffed for an hour and sent to an office, where they were told "they were going to prison and would never see their parents again,"
"There appears to be no reason for an officer to isolate 6- and 7-year-old children, place them in handcuffs and threaten them for hours during a school day, or any other day,"
Originally posted by Hillbilly123069
There is no call for the way some kids act. I don't blame this much on the parents due to the 1 800 he's-whippin-my-ass intervention of the govt. I have noticed an obvious climb in the prison population since the enactment of the child abuse laws.
reply to post by Heartisblack
Sweetheart, I'm not playing the race card. I'm telling the truth. These kids will be scarred for life over some stupid # that didn't have to happen. There are other ways to punish children and this isn't one of them. I was raised in suburbia, the Susie Salmon-esqe lifestyle. I was never punished like this, I rarely got in trouble. I was seperated from talking too much, never handcuffed. This is unreal and what did these kids do to deserve this ?
What is the difference between this and a "Scared Straight" program?
How many of you parents have had a child throw a fit in public? What do you do? Spank them in front of everyone? Remove them until they calm down? Let them throw their fit without giving them attention disrupting all those around?
I feel the parents could have sat their children down and helped them learn that this is what happens when you cause a public disturbance or break the law.
Originally posted by Oaktree
Just venting here, but perhaps this security guard needs a bit of his own medicine?
While walking down the street one night, little Jonny's dad and big brothers grab the guy, handcuff him and toss him in the trunk.
Take him to a warehouse and torment him, telling him he'll never see his family again.
I'm sure the courts would see things their way. They were just trying to scare the guy, right? No harm done.