posted on Apr, 24 2013 @ 05:01 PM
Originally posted by CosmicCitizen
Apparently "Gun Free Zones" (public schools) are "First Amendment Restricted Zones" as well.
Minors—in school—generally do not have the same first Amendment protections. That is a fact.
reply to post by ProfessorChaos
arrested and facing two charges, obstruction and disturbing the education process
Ok, the disrupting the education process i can almost see, even if i might not agree with it being a charge
, but a means for suspension,
possibly (due to school code and the reduction of first amendment rights for kids in school). But the obstruction? He was NOT arrested for resisting
arrest, but for obstruction. Obstruction of WHAT? This is ridiculous.
This is why we have problems with somany officers in schools, as this thread
discussed. Instead of strict disciplary action, kids are getting CHARGED for a bunch of BS. This case is not so much about zero tolerance, I don't
think, because the issue is now not about the image of the gun on the shirt per se, but the wearing of the shirt itself, the "confrontation," and
the subsequent suspension and criminal charges.
Jared's attorney Ben White says that wasn't the police department's call to make.
"He was arrested, he was put into handcuffs, he was removed from the school and brought to the Logan City Police Department," White said. "Charges
aren't officially filed or brought until the prosecuting attorney's signs off on them and they don't do that willy nilly. They do that after a
That investigation is now under way, led by juvenile prosecuting attorney Sabrina Deskins.
I'm glad that the investigation is still ongoing, and that the family attorney is now involved.
Jared returned to class, fresh off of suspension, wearing the same exact shirt that initiated the "t-shirt control" controversy in the first
This kid gets props, although I wonder if his father had any part in his decision....I wasn't that ballsy until i was in high school, and the shirts
I work i was simply made to turn inside out (one depicted a man's fellatio with a goat, the other, some quotations).