First Amendment Texas highschool goes stupid

Discussion in 'Bill of Rights' started by CATO, Feb 27, 2013.


  1. CATO

    CATO Monkey+++

    American Student Punished for Refusing to Recite Mexican Pledge :: Jan Morgan Media

    American Student Punished for Refusing to Recite Mexican Pledge

    in Email Featured, JMM news / by admin / on February 27, 2013 at 4:59 pm /

    A Texas high school student has filed a federal lawsuit against her school and her teachers after she was punished for refusing to salute and recite the Mexican pledge of allegiance.
    The Thomas More Law Center filed the suit on behalf of Brenda Brinsdon alleging the McAllen Independent School District violated the 15-year-old girl’s constitutional rights when she was forced to recite the Mexican pledge and sing the Mexican national anthem.
    Brinsdon, who is the daughter of a Mexican immigrant and an American father, refused. She believed it was un-American to pledge a loyalty oath to another country.
    Ironically, the school district has a policy that prohibits a school from compelling students to recite the American Pledge of Allegiance.
     
  2. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Good for Her and her Family.... School Admins all over, are getting serious cases of "Stupid".... and they need to be CALLED on it.....
     
    Moatengator and ghrit like this.
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