Skip to comments.Liberal Lunatic of the Day (4/18/2005)
Posted on 04/18/2005 8:27:32 AM PDT by Beckwith
Principal John DiIorio of South Windsor High School (Connecticut) sent home four high school students who wore T-shirts on which they had written, "Adam and Eve, Not Adam and Steve." The students say their constitutional right to free speech has been violated.
The impetus for the T-shirts came earlier in the week, when gay students at the high school took part in the annual Day of Silence, a project orchestrated by the national Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network. The gay students wore signs showing their support for legislation that would recognize civil unions for same-sex couples in Connecticut.
Students who oppose civil unions, wanted to make their feelings known. "We felt if they could voice their opinions for it, we could voice our opinion against it. There is another side to this debate, and we're representing it."
Principal DiIorio told the boys they could continue to wear the shirts as long as they didn't become a distraction to others.
The students returned to class. But some students became "very emotional." Diana Rosen, co-president of the school's Gay-Straight Alliance, said that when she first saw the shirts, she "almost didn't believe it." She became very upset and spent most of the day crying in the administrators' and guidance counselor's offices.
DiIorio called the boys into the office and told them that other students were becoming "emotionally distraught." He then asked the boys to remove the shirts. They refused and DiIorio, caving in to the emotional blackmail of the gay students, sent the straight students home.
link: Student opposition to civil unions disrupts SWHS
There's a rumor they're pretty good at it too.....two words.....Monica Lewinsky
I wonder if she would have gotten so upset if he had said males have less 'innate ability' to have a baby.
"She became very upset and spent most of the day crying in the administrators' and guidance counselor's offices."
So we've established that homosexuals are mentally and emotionally fragile. Fix the symptoms, counselors!
This again? Pull please.
Diana Rosen needs to grow up.
Perhaps the solution is - use their tactics against them - when they have some kind of rally for whatever quack job leftist scheme they have thought up - get emotionally distressed - cry at work or school all day long - be deeply offended.
Good post. I think I heard about it on Drudge, but you're providing more detail. My question is why do you need this organization in a high school? In a college ok, the kids are older and a little less naive. I hope some oragnization is there to back up these kids' free speech. The only thing that should be discussed in school about gays is that they exist (which the kids already know) and that it's wrong to bash them.
The parents of the students should hire a lawyer and Counter-Sue the crap out of Ms. Rosen and/or the school. Whichever is more vulnerable. For Free Speech Violations. My guess is that Ms. Rosen is far more vulnerable. Which would give her something to really cry about.
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