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Students wear pink to fight bullying in school
Canada.com ^ | February 25, 2009

Posted on 02/25/2009 11:18:21 AM PST by Loyalist

Nanaimo students will wear pink today, along with tens of thousands of British Columbians, to show they will not tolerate bullying.

As part of a provincewide campaign, Wednesday has been recognized as a day to don pink to deliver the anti-bullying message.

The protest started after an incident at a Nova Scotia school in September 2007, when a Grade 9 high school boy was harassed, called a homosexual and threatened after wearing a pink polo shirt on his first day of classes.

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TOPICS: Canada; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: bullying; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; liberalbigots; pinkshirt; publicschools; sexpositiveagenda
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Wonderful. This just gives the bullies more targets to pick out.

The most effective protest against bullying is, and always will be, punching the bully back.

1 posted on 02/25/2009 11:18:22 AM PST by Loyalist
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To: Loyalist

Yeah. This will work....


2 posted on 02/25/2009 11:19:47 AM PST by Codeflier (We just had 8 more years of a democrat president in office, we already know what happens!)
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To: Loyalist

Wow. Everyone got made fun of at school. serious bullying is a problem, but this kind of event seems ridiculous.

We all got made fun of for what we aore. And maybe it WAS a stupid shirt!


3 posted on 02/25/2009 11:19:57 AM PST by cvq3842
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To: Loyalist

tens of thousands of British Columbians?

good grief. That’s a lot of fags.


4 posted on 02/25/2009 11:20:06 AM PST by ConservativeDude
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To: cvq3842

aore = wore


5 posted on 02/25/2009 11:20:09 AM PST by cvq3842
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To: Loyalist
The most effective protest against bullying is, and always will be, punching the bully back.

Just ask Scut Farkus.

6 posted on 02/25/2009 11:20:20 AM PST by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: Loyalist

Liberal logic is always hilarious, as long as its not you getting your head kicked in.


7 posted on 02/25/2009 11:20:52 AM PST by Badeye (There are no 'great moments' in Moderate Political History. Only losses.)
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To: Loyalist

Fight back! Beat the crap out of the bully and make him wear pink. Bet that would stop it!


8 posted on 02/25/2009 11:21:03 AM PST by refermech
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To: Loyalist

Yep, Nothing says ‘please dont beat me up’ than wearing pink.

These are probably the same geniuses who wear red when riding a bull.


9 posted on 02/25/2009 11:21:19 AM PST by max americana
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To: dfwgator

His eyes are yellow!


10 posted on 02/25/2009 11:21:40 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Loyalist

The next targets will be those who don’t wear pink.


11 posted on 02/25/2009 11:21:54 AM PST by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things)
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To: massgopguy

I swear to God, yellow eyes!!!


12 posted on 02/25/2009 11:22:59 AM PST by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson VIVA LA REVOLUTION!)
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To: Loyalist

Why does the liberal mind not reject this as somehow sexist?


13 posted on 02/25/2009 11:23:08 AM PST by modhom
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To: Loyalist

Except that according to current school discipline policies, defending yourself gets you in trouble.


14 posted on 02/25/2009 11:23:17 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: massgopguy

Lord knows this wasn't what made Scut stop picking on Ralphie.

15 posted on 02/25/2009 11:23:34 AM PST by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: Loyalist

can’t punch him back anymore. you get expelled, sued, and might become the victim of a gang attack after school.


16 posted on 02/25/2009 11:23:41 AM PST by absolootezer0 (thank God for Chicago: makes Detroit look wholesome by comparison.)
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To: Loyalist
I don't think this will work too well. A bunch of fags wearing pink in a left coast school,
isn't going to stop the "bullies" picking on overbearing fags in the East coast school 4000 miles away.
17 posted on 02/25/2009 11:24:06 AM PST by Nathan Zachary
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To: Loyalist

There was no such movement when kids got beat up for wearing glasses, or being fat, or being Polish, or...

But now the lavender mafia wants all kids to pretend to be gay for the day “in unity”.


18 posted on 02/25/2009 11:25:20 AM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: Loyalist

I wonder if the pink shirts are Oxford shirts with the “fag tag” in the back.


19 posted on 02/25/2009 11:25:42 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: ConservativeDude

> tens of thousands of British Columbians?

good grief. That’s a lot of fags.

And people ask me why I left Vancouver BC. Here’s a good example why...


20 posted on 02/25/2009 11:25:57 AM PST by max americana
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To: dfwgator

He looks like a pink nightmare!


21 posted on 02/25/2009 11:26:12 AM PST by fleagle ( An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. -Winston Churchill)
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To: Badeye

Christians are being tortured, harassed, and killed in muslim nations. Where is the show of unity?


22 posted on 02/25/2009 11:26:45 AM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: Loyalist

The sissification of the North American male continues.....


23 posted on 02/25/2009 11:29:37 AM PST by llevrok (You vill havf mein CHANGE undt like it, ja!)
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To: ConservativeDude
"tens of thousands of British Columbians? good grief. That’s a lot of fags.

There are the descendants of Vietnam war draft dodgers, who, through excessive dope smoking and excessive tofu munching, gave birth to generation of fags. They were probably still born normal, except they were genetically "weak", and because of nanny state, whiney, "it's ok for little boys to play with dolls and dress up in mommys clothes" and forced tofu meat free diet kind of parenting, turned their offspring into fags.

24 posted on 02/25/2009 11:31:35 AM PST by Nathan Zachary
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To: max americana
And people ask me why I left Vancouver BC. Here’s a good example why...

Not to mention not being able to safely tie your shoes in public anywhere in the West End (emphasis on "end")

25 posted on 02/25/2009 11:33:06 AM PST by llevrok (The only change I want is men to be men and women to be women. Not vice versa.)
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To: ConservativeDude

“...Ohhhhh, Ah’m a lumberjack and Ah’m okay,
“Ah sleep all night and Ah work all day!”
“He’s a lumberjack and he’s okay,
“He sleeps all night and he works all day!”


26 posted on 02/25/2009 11:36:09 AM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: absolootezer0
"can't punch him back anymore. you get expelled, sued, and might become the victim of a gang tack after school"

It's all pretty typical - protect the guilty while instilling a victim mentality and dependence on others for help (e.g. Government). There are effective ways of dealing with bullies without physical violence - wearing pink is not on that list.

27 posted on 02/25/2009 11:41:06 AM PST by uncommonsense
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To: a fool in paradise

Good question.


28 posted on 02/25/2009 11:41:21 AM PST by Badeye (There are no 'great moments' in Moderate Political History. Only losses.)
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To: Loyalist
Nanaimo students will wear pink today, along with tens of thousands of British Columbians, to show they will not tolerate bullying.

Stupidity really is the most abundant element in the universe.

29 posted on 02/25/2009 11:43:13 AM PST by SampleMan (Socialism and Liberty are mutually exclusive.)
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To: uncommonsense

A Ghandian non-violent approach in repsonse to bullying. Pretty creative.


30 posted on 02/25/2009 11:44:08 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: Loyalist

Uh,,,WAS the kid a homosexual?


31 posted on 02/25/2009 11:53:23 AM PST by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero's political stylings since 1-20-09!)
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To: max americana
You may not say that to some gentlemen from Sicily:
32 posted on 02/25/2009 11:53:51 AM PST by sticker
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To: Adder

The point is two-fold.

1] Does the treatment stop macular degeneration in men?

2] Does no one question why the subject were just women? Women are the new “gold standard”. No one seems to care that science becomes tainted.


33 posted on 02/25/2009 11:58:34 AM PST by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero's political stylings since 1-20-09!)
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That is SO gay.


34 posted on 02/25/2009 12:00:16 PM PST by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: Loyalist
Real Men Wear PINK

35 posted on 02/25/2009 12:01:15 PM PST by chainsaw (The Democrat Party=The Party of Corruption,tax evasion & Racism.)
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To: max americana

Erm...

Bulls (and bovines in general) are colorblind.


36 posted on 02/25/2009 12:07:12 PM PST by Little Pig (Is it time for "Cowboys and Islamofanatics" yet?)
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To: sticker

My grandfather is from Naples.


37 posted on 02/25/2009 12:09:44 PM PST by max americana
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To: Loyalist

Bullies in public schools, like rapists in prisons, serve a sanctioned purpose: they induce a sense of helplessness, of frustration, of impotence, that keeps misfits in their places. Another argument for home schooling.


38 posted on 02/25/2009 12:16:50 PM PST by RJR_fan (Winners and lovers shape the future. Whiners and losers TRY TO PREDICT IT.)
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To: Lakeshark

I hope you’ve washed those shorts recently. They need you! :)


39 posted on 02/25/2009 12:19:00 PM PST by derllak
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To: Loyalist
I was never much of a fighter back in junior high, so I had my fair share of bullies, including one who tormented me constantly.

One day I was walking down a hallway after classes were over, and this bully walked up alongside of me and started harassing me again. I was already in a bad mood, and when he pushed me, I unleashed holy hell on him.

When they pulled me off, he was the one crying, not me.

He never bothered me again after that.

40 posted on 02/25/2009 12:24:42 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (Let the 2nd American Revolution begin!)
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To: Loyalist

We didn’t have to wear pink to handle bullys when I was in school. Our knuckles were a little red at times though.


41 posted on 02/25/2009 12:26:57 PM PST by RC2
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To: RJR_fan

“Bullies in public schools, like rapists in prisons, serve a sanctioned purpose: they induce a sense of helplessness, of frustration, of impotence, that keeps misfits in their places. Another argument for home schooling.”

Great succinct post ! I’d go further - it’s another argument for closing down the public schools.

These institutions have become the chief means of erosion of the American Republic, and of its replacement by the American State.


42 posted on 02/25/2009 12:27:13 PM PST by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism.)
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To: Loyalist

“Okay, everybody, I have an idea. Let’s all dress up like Sissies so the bullies will leave us alone.”


43 posted on 02/25/2009 12:36:19 PM PST by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: Loyalist

When my son was in Jr. High he was little. He came home and told me that there was this really big guy who grabbed little guys in the hall and hit them and wanted to know what he should do if the guy bothered him. I said, “Thump him.”

My son told me that if he did that he could get suspended or get detention and I told him that he had to make the choice himself.

It wasn’t long before the guy confronted my son and without a thought my son started hitting, he gave the guy a bloody nose, a fat lip and a black eye, I kid you not. Nobody told and nobody got in trouble but my son got a reputation of someone you don’t fool around with and the bully turned into a decent human being.


44 posted on 02/25/2009 12:44:38 PM PST by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: Loyalist; All
Ok, times have really changed. In Angels Camp(that is in CA, Calaveras county, gold country)about 1853, a miner wore a Red shirt, everyone harassed the he** out of him until finally he said to all in ear shot, "The next fool to say something about my shirt is going to get shot!". His best friend then came up threw back his head and laughed and said "Where in the he** did you get that shirt!", whereas the miner with the shirt drew his gun stuck it in his friends wide open mouth and fired. The judge dismissed the case because, the judge said," He warned everyone and his friend should have listened!". This is a true story and is on record in what used to be the country seat, Jackson CA, which is now a part of Amador county.

While this might seem a little extreme, the point is the kid should have taken on the bullies himself or had some friends help him. Crying to everyone about it is just plain cowardice IMO.

Wearing pink shirts will almost certainly make things worse, not better, and will certainly not have any effect on the bullies.

45 posted on 02/25/2009 12:48:55 PM PST by calex59
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To: Loyalist

What a bunch of pansies. If me or one of my friends in school had worn pink it was a requirement that the offender was called a homo. And all of us were not bullies. But we did have the sense that the only way to stop a bully is to slug him.


46 posted on 02/25/2009 1:19:43 PM PST by ohioman
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“can’t punch him back anymore. you get expelled, sued, and might become the victim of a gang attack after school.”

I told my kids to punch back regardless of the stupid rules. Even told that to the Asst. Principal when my daughter got in trouble for fighting back and beating the sam-hell out of a dyke bully. He said he agreed with me and lessened her punishment. Good thing we were both around the same age and both conservative.


47 posted on 02/25/2009 1:22:58 PM PST by ohioman
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To: PurpleMan

“A Ghandian non-violent approach in repsonse to bullying. Pretty creative.”

Surely you jest. This is the most ridiculous news item I have read all day.


48 posted on 02/25/2009 1:25:00 PM PST by ohioman
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To: Loyalist

If a kid wore pink when I was in school even the pacifist kids would have beat him up.


49 posted on 02/25/2009 3:18:03 PM PST by yazoo
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To: Loyalist
Merrillville schools ban pink clothes
50 posted on 02/25/2009 4:42:24 PM PST by Oztrich Boy ( As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities. - D)
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