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Fed Judge: Calif. School Was Right to Forbid Studentsí American Flag T-Shirts on Cinco de Mayo
The Blaze ^ | 11/11/11 | Billy Hallowell

Posted on 11/11/2011 4:22:23 PM PST by CharlesThe Hammer

Should public school officials have the right to prevent students from wearing pro-American garb on Cinco de Mayo?

This question has been at the heart of a California court battle between the Morgan Hill Unified School District and students who were told by a principal and assistant principal that they could not wear American flag t-shirts on the Mexican holiday back in 2010.

Following the incident, a lawsuit against the district was launched by the students and their families. This week, the case came to a close, with a federal judge ruling against the students — a blow that is likely to infuriate some free speech advocates.

According to U. S. District Court Judge James Ware, the district did not violate the students’ first amendment rights. The judge also found that officials‘ concern over the potential violence that could be incited by the students’ pro-American outfits justified the school’s actions

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A Federal judge has ruled that students wearing American flag clothing might "offend" others on Cinco de Mayo! The school can ban such clothing on that day because of potential violence? This cannot be allowed to prevail.
1 posted on 11/11/2011 4:22:24 PM PST by CharlesThe Hammer
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

It’s time for those kids to wear those flags next year. Accompanied by their parents.

Packing parents.

No longer do we have to obey these “judges”.

They can shove their silly rulings up their smelly Obamas.


2 posted on 11/11/2011 4:26:05 PM PST by Da Coyote (Liberalism - when you absolutely, positively have no ability to produce wealth.)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

It’s slipping away from us folks.

Only a matter of time.

A federal judge will soon rule that a school can ban the American flag anywhere on its property.

You’d better believe it.


3 posted on 11/11/2011 4:26:27 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer
"However, Ware's nomination unraveled amid an embarrassing scandal that ultimately resulted in a judicial reprimand, and Clinton withdrew his nomination of Ware on November 27, 1997.[5]

In 1998, Judge Ware was reprimanded by the Judicial Council of the Northern District Court of California for fabricating the story of being the brother of Virgil Ware,[6] a 13 year old black boy shot by white teenagers in Alabama in 1963 on the same day as the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.

According to a story Judge Ware had told many audiences, he was riding his bike with his brother Virgil on the handlebars when Virgil was shot and killed by white racists.[7] The incident was a real one, however it happened to a different James Ware, as was discovered when Judge Ware's claim was published in the Alabama papers after he was nominated to the Ninth Circuit by President Bill Clinton."

Who knew? This judge is apparently "troubled".

4 posted on 11/11/2011 4:26:42 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

They should have wore Robes and KKK hats.


5 posted on 11/11/2011 4:27:26 PM PST by boomop1
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

What a #$%^&@#* OUTRAGE! Cinco de Mayo my F#$%ing arse. The illegal-loving federal judge should GTFO and move to Mexico.


6 posted on 11/11/2011 4:27:26 PM PST by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

I have a better idea, lets ban the Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Then there won’t be an issue if an American student wants to wear a t-shirt with an American flag.

If they want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, then they can go back to Mexico.


7 posted on 11/11/2011 4:29:10 PM PST by notpoliticallycorewrecked (According to the MSM, I'm a fringe sitting, pajama wearing, Freeper)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

A**hole Commie. We gotta vote ‘em out, folks. Every chance we get.

I know this one was probably selected to the bench by the powers that be, but we can get better judges by electing patriots to higher office.

Let’s git ‘er dun.


8 posted on 11/11/2011 4:31:57 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: boomop1

I’m not clear on your reference to the Klan. Wearing a facsimile of the U.S. flag is racist? Is that your insinuation?


9 posted on 11/11/2011 4:33:34 PM PST by CharlesThe Hammer
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

This Federal Judge offends ME!

Send him to jail!


10 posted on 11/11/2011 4:34:13 PM PST by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

We apparently have a 1st amendment right to burn the flag,
but not to display it.


11 posted on 11/11/2011 4:34:38 PM PST by Repeal The 17th
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To: Mich Patriot

What’s the big deal about beating the French anyways? Like who HASN’T done that?


12 posted on 11/11/2011 4:34:38 PM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer
Please join me in wearing the American flag every May 5th (no more calling it "C**** de ***o" either!). I'm buying a new shirt or tie every year for it.

F$#% these foreign invaders...they can KMA.

13 posted on 11/11/2011 4:34:44 PM PST by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: notpoliticallycorewrecked

Or, simply require the Mexicans to provide the beer free of charge to everybody else ~


14 posted on 11/11/2011 4:34:47 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

Why do patriotic Americans continue to send their children to the union-run, tax-funded, government school collectives to have them indoctrinated against everything they love?

Why do Christians and Jews continue to send their children to the union-run, tax-funded, government school collectives to have their faith mocked and be indoctrinated against everything they love?

14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?

16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,

18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

2nd Corinthians 6:14-7:1


15 posted on 11/11/2011 4:36:35 PM PST by Westbrook
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

I know me....and I would have bought flag shirts for everyone.


16 posted on 11/11/2011 4:37:02 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Mich Patriot

I like it!


17 posted on 11/11/2011 4:39:05 PM PST by CharlesThe Hammer
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To: Da Coyote

Yeh, what are they going to do? Throw him in jail? If he doesn’t attend their school, they don’t get the ADA money for him. I’m all for opting out of public schools, esp the dictatorial ones.


18 posted on 11/11/2011 4:40:41 PM PST by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: Repeal The 17th
We apparently have a 1st amendment right to burn the flag, but not to display it.

Some of the students should have exercised their 1st Amendment rights by burning a Mexican Flag.

19 posted on 11/11/2011 4:40:57 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

Thanks...spread the word. Whatever offends these jackasses, I’m doing it from now until death. I wore solid black to work for a full week after Obozo won the election.


20 posted on 11/11/2011 4:41:06 PM PST by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: notpoliticallycorewrecked

Cinco de Mayo is a day people can buy marguaritas for half price.

This judge says a shirt with a flag might offend someone. The Mexican flag offends me! As do phony black judges who claim to have been more of the Civil Rights Movement than they were. And all democrats, including democrat voters.


21 posted on 11/11/2011 4:42:44 PM PST by Terry Mross (Where is the OPPOSITION party? I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Some of the students should have exercised their 1st Amendment rights by burning a Mexican Flag.

Next May 5, they should burn a Mexican flag--then dare the authorities to do anything about it, since flag burning has been declared a form of free speech.

22 posted on 11/11/2011 4:44:05 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Mich Patriot
The illegal-loving federal judge should GTFO and move to Mexico.

Nah, just catch him at an opportune moment, offer him a lift so to speak, and drive him to Mexico...oh never mind, the rest is probably illegal!

23 posted on 11/11/2011 4:44:17 PM PST by Lady Lucky
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To: CharlesThe Hammer
but couldn't care less that the stooopid 5th of May would provoke violence...
24 posted on 11/11/2011 4:44:25 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

No problem just tell the school that you are occupying the school and you can do whatever you want and get away with it.


25 posted on 11/11/2011 4:46:25 PM PST by albionin
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

CdM isn’t even a real Mexican holiday, it’s a holiday for the liquor industry to sell more Tequila.


26 posted on 11/11/2011 4:46:51 PM PST by reg45 (I'm not angry that Lincoln freed the slaves. I'm angry that Franklin Roosevelt bought them back.)
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To: Da Coyote

“No longer do we have to obey these “judges”.”

We should organize the purchase and distribution of American Flag back packs to distribute to every student in this school that is willing to carry them to school on their backs.

Then this judge needs to be dealt with! Where are the men that would meet him in his office, in his parking lot, on his front door step to voice their disgust.

What is the process for removing this judge and the Mexican school official that sent the kids home in the first place?

Disgusting!


27 posted on 11/11/2011 4:51:55 PM PST by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer
Here he is, Judge James Ware...
28 posted on 11/11/2011 4:52:48 PM PST by 4Liberty (88% of Americans are NON-UNION. We value honest, peaceful Free trade-NOT protectionist CARTELS)
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To: Da Coyote
They can shove their silly rulings up their smelly Obamas!

Post of the day!

All of this struggling to find an apt analogy for the current administration and the best one was behind each of us all along!

29 posted on 11/11/2011 4:53:15 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Can we send a drone after a hostile leader on foreign soil - even if he is ours?)
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To: G Larry

“This Federal Judge offends ME!”

They should ban the rulings by this judge. Lest there be violence directed at him!

Isn’t that his rationale for banning the US flag shirts?


30 posted on 11/11/2011 4:54:44 PM PST by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Fiji Hill

So the wearing an American Flag on Cinco de Mayo is now prohibited, yet they probably could burn American Flag and this judge would think that is fine—unbelievable :(((


31 posted on 11/11/2011 4:55:54 PM PST by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

Wear a USMC tee shirt for CdM. After all, the first five words of the Marine Corps Hymn pay tribute to a visit by the USMC to the land of tacos.


32 posted on 11/11/2011 4:57:03 PM PST by reg45 (I'm not angry that Lincoln freed the slaves. I'm angry that Franklin Roosevelt bought them back.)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

Can’t Federal Judges be impeached?


33 posted on 11/11/2011 4:58:34 PM PST by NeverForgetBataan (To the German Commander -- ..........................NUTS !)
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To: Lady Lucky

Illegal? Probably so, but I like where you were going with it. The bastard is a traitor to the country and should be disbarred.


34 posted on 11/11/2011 5:00:01 PM PST by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Mich Patriot

See #32:


35 posted on 11/11/2011 5:03:23 PM PST by reg45 (I'm not angry that Lincoln freed the slaves. I'm angry that Franklin Roosevelt bought them back.)
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To: notpoliticallycorewrecked

Cinco de Mayo is a promotional gimmick for the alchohol industry, nothing more. The judge is promoting alchohol comsumption among minors. Bring the goon up on charges.


36 posted on 11/11/2011 5:03:48 PM PST by Louis Foxwell (Government must be taken back from the thieves who have stolen it.)
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To: Fiji Hill

Thanks for the tip...in addition to wearing Stars and Stripes every May 5th until I die...I’m burning a MexiHOLE flag.

Also, I urge everyone to call it “MAY 5TH” and refuse to use the other term. That only legitimizes it here. FUC# MEXICO.


37 posted on 11/11/2011 5:06:04 PM PST by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

I wonder if on Flag Day June 14th. that the school would forbid students from wearing flag clothing because it might incite Latino’s to riot???


38 posted on 11/11/2011 5:07:13 PM PST by SkyDancer ('If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate ")
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

I wonder if on Flag Day June 14th. that the school would forbid students from wearing flag clothing because it might incite Latino’s to riot or offend them???


39 posted on 11/11/2011 5:07:35 PM PST by SkyDancer ('If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate ")
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To: reg45

We have lots of Marines gear, but I like the flag idea better because it’s more direct. Maybe both is best.

My fiancee’ has a son in a Minneapolis VA hospital learning to walk again after a cowardly bombing in Afghanistan. Happy birthday to the Marines!


40 posted on 11/11/2011 5:10:17 PM PST by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: CharlesThe Hammer
This cannot be allowed to prevail.

It will prevail as long as conservatives send their children to public schools.

41 posted on 11/11/2011 5:19:58 PM PST by ALPAPilot
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To: Westbrook
Why do patriotic Americans continue to send their children to the union-run, tax-funded, government school collectives

Because their church has only 9 commandments?

42 posted on 11/11/2011 5:22:49 PM PST by ALPAPilot
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

Once again the good is sacrificed to appease evil. By banning the american flag shirts they are sanctioning the violence that they fear. What will be next? English language textbooks. Maybe we should just ban the English language in public schools.


43 posted on 11/11/2011 5:25:42 PM PST by albionin
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To: reg45

Or a shirt that says “remember the Alamo”.


44 posted on 11/11/2011 5:29:17 PM PST by albionin
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To: CharlesThe Hammer

They don’t like the US Flag what do they like the Nazi flag.


45 posted on 11/11/2011 5:40:10 PM PST by boomop1
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To: albionin

They own Kalifornia.


46 posted on 11/11/2011 5:41:30 PM PST by boomop1
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To: CharlesThe Hammer
This photo is from Watsonville High's graduation which is some 30 miles away from Morgan Hill. Notice that during the pledge, thank you Marines, that not all of the kids are participating. Notice also the neck gear worn by the Hispanic kids. The school district allowed this to show their cultural pride. American flag no. Hispanic pride neck wear ok. Photobucket
47 posted on 11/11/2011 5:53:44 PM PST by artichokegrower
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To: Westbrook

As a middle school principal in a small public school, I can tell you that I have and will never make a student remove an American flag that is being displayed correctly. I don’t care what holiday or nationality recognition day, this is the United States of America and the American Flag trumps all others in our country.
In fact during my Veterans Day slide show presentation I made for the studens and our Veteran guests, I included a slide saying “God Bless our Troops” along with the song “God Bless America”. So while there are many screwed up school administrators, not all public schools are that way.


48 posted on 11/11/2011 5:57:19 PM PST by Baumer (Most areas of Washington are Republican)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Some of the students should have exercised their 1st Amendment rights by burning a Mexican Flag.

Actually I think the parents ought to do it, on the steps of the school. The should be accompanied by a large contingent of armed minute men, to ensure there is no interference with the new patriotic civic tradition of "the burning of the Mexican flag on Cinco de' Maya day"

Let's light them up all over America this May Five!

49 posted on 11/11/2011 6:07:21 PM PST by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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To: notpoliticallycorewrecked

I agree..100 per cent!

An easy solution.


50 posted on 11/11/2011 6:15:19 PM PST by berdie
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