Skip to comments.Principal: L.I. High School Students Suspended Indefinitely For Displaying Confederate Flag
Posted on 04/16/2014 9:32:58 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
Principal: L.I. High School Students Suspended Indefinitely For Displaying Confederate Flag
SOUTH HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) Two Long Island high school students have been suspended for allegedly bringing a Confederate flag to school. Brother Gary Cregan, principal of St. Anthonys High School in South Huntington, said the two seniors walked in with a Confederate flag draped around their shoulders during an after-hours sporting event at the school. As CBS 2′s Kathryn Brown reported, there is outrage and disgust on Long Island.
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Is that like the "heroic restraint" they display every election cycle when it comes to voting for the party of slavery?
1st amendment being violated.
1st amendment being violated.
Great, Now these students can get their education in an alternative fashion.
The school is really punishing those students by not letting them attens school. Hey morons that’s called a vacation to a high school student. if you want to punish them make them attend school...sheesh
“St. Anthonys is a private Catholic school and isnt bound by the First Amendment right to free speech.”
Hmmmm....that theory doesn’t apply when homos want a wedding cake.
What else can you expect from people who when asked to what political party did Abraham Lincoln belong, answer Democrat?
They were seniors...could keep them from graduating on time.
Restraint based on what precisely? If they understood the significance of the Confederate flag they would wear it as a sign of their opposition to slavery. If they are mind raped by fascist thugs who teach domination by government they had no reason to be restrained.
It’s a private school. They can set their own rules and restrictions and enforce them as they see fit.
Private school. First Amendment doesn’t apply. Their school, their rules.
It's a private school not a public one. The First Amendment protects you from government censorship.
Poor victimized babies! Having to see a flag they don't like! Why, they would have been justified in beating, killing, rioting, whatever? How very big of them to let those boys with the flags live and/or not get beaten up! I certainly hope those "heroic" African-Americans get some kind of medal for their restraint!
This is beyond absurd. How long are we going to put up with this nonsense in our country? The intolerance toward a flag! The bullying and pushing around of those who are not PC?
Conservatives have to see and hear things every day that are horribly offensive to us, and we're not allowed to even mention it, much less be told we have "heroic restraint."
“...Conservatives have to see and hear things every day that are horribly offensive to us, and we’re not allowed to even mention it, much less be told we have “heroic restraint.”
The left tests OUR “heroic restraint” every day.
maybe even during the polar bear hunts as well....
“I find it just very hard to even imagine why any student in 2014 would even consider or think that a Confederate flag would be anything other than a symbol of hate, Cregan said.”
Ignorance and self-congratulatory bigotry reign supreme.
Even if you don’t agree with Robert E. Lee that the South should have abolished slavery, then seceeded, there is an issue of freedom and self-government on the chopping block there.
Freedom and self-government misused in the service of a terrible thing, certainly. But Lincoln’s response to the South’s assertion of those rights was to destroy them. Government of, by, and for the people no longer exists. Freedom and self-government went out the window with slavery, and now we do not have the freedom to govern ourselves as we wish.
There will probably be those who wish to misinterpret the above as a defense of slavery. Don’t even start in on me. Slavery is an atrocity. That said, we are the only one of Britain’s former colonies that had a war to abolish slavery. We could have avoided the war and still abolished slavery, as they did.
They can be home schooled.
If it was a fag flag this wouldn’t even be a story.
Being expelled from public school is a first step towards getting a good education and learning. They can do better at home or at a private school.
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