Look at it this way: The student learned a valuable lesson about the hypocrisy of government-employed martinets. Today’s abused kid may be tomorrow’s freedom fighter. The irony, of course, is that the object the student was supposed to stand up for used to symbolize the very liberty she was attempting to exercise.
A middle school teacher in Montgomery County, Maryland, will have to apologize to a 13-year-old student after yelling at her and having her escorted out of class by school police when the student refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
According to the ACLU of Maryland, a 13-year-old female student at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance on Jan. 27. The teacher reportedly ordered the girl out into the hallway, where he threatened the girl with detention and then sent her to the school counselor’s office.
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