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Oxnard teen, slain in shooting, was allowed to wear women's accessories to school
L.A. Times ^ | July 12, 2011 | Catherine Saillant

Posted on 07/12/2011 3:28:40 PM PDT by La Enchiladita

Larry King's feminine attire was upsetting some of the students and faculty at E.O. Green Junior High in Oxnard.

But there was nothing Assistant Principal Joy Epstein could do about it because King's high-heeled boots, earrings and eye makeup were within the Oxnard school's dress policy, Epstein testified Monday at the murder trial of King's classmate, Brandon McInerney.

..."They said we had to protect his civil rights and his equal rights," Epstein said. "We could not discriminate between a boy or a girl wearing those items to school."

Epstein's testimony came on the fifth day of McInerney's murder trial. The prosecution alleges McInerney, then 14, shot King twice in the head at school in February 2008 because the two had been feuding and McInerney disliked the flamboyant student. Prosecutors say the slaying constituted a hate crime.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: California
KEYWORDS: gayteen; hatecrime; homosexualagenda; larryking

1 posted on 07/12/2011 3:28:49 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: La Enchiladita

Fine, give Brandon a double tap to the head....problem solved.


2 posted on 07/12/2011 3:34:35 PM PDT by gilor (Pull the wool over your own eyes!)
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To: La Enchiladita

How horrible that it couldn’t have been a love crime.

Funny how all the “blame the guns” liberals have zipped lips. I guess there is a pecking order of victimology and a straight guy disgusted with homosexuals in his face ranks higher than a coquettish gun.


3 posted on 07/12/2011 3:34:44 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: La Enchiladita

Insanity, and I don’t mean the killer. He is normal, the school board is obviously crazy.


4 posted on 07/12/2011 3:35:18 PM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: La Enchiladita

Insanity, and I don’t mean the killer. He is normal, the school board is obviously crazy.


5 posted on 07/12/2011 3:35:31 PM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: La Enchiladita

Larry King’s no longer Live???


6 posted on 07/12/2011 3:37:08 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: RobbyS

Reason #12,345 or something like that to home school.

It looks like an instance of bickering and bullying turned ugly. Few, even the rock-ribbed, would suggest that flamers should be shot on sight.


7 posted on 07/12/2011 3:38:58 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It would be nice if their crap wasn’t tolerated in schools, though. Imagine when they all “come out” in our military.


8 posted on 07/12/2011 3:44:49 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: La Enchiladita

King was removed from his parents’ home in late December 2007 for undisclosed reasons.

Probably because his Father told him to straighten up and act like a male or there would be severe consequences!


9 posted on 07/12/2011 3:45:54 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: La Enchiladita
Why isn't revulsion regarding a particular sexual practice considered a legitimate sexual orientation?

10 posted on 07/12/2011 3:46:54 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: La Enchiladita

“They said we had to protect his civil rights and his equal rights,”

Equal to what??


11 posted on 07/12/2011 3:48:14 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: La Enchiladita

What makes this case tricky is that it appears that the victim was using his homosexuality to bully Brandon...

“McInerney’s defense lawyers concede their client pulled the trigger, but only after King sexually harassed him and school administrators refused to do anything.”

“....Two or three boys were restraining McInerney, who appeared agitated over something.

Romero said she found out later that King had just said “I love you, baby!” to McInerney as they passed in a corridor....”

And from another source....

“And then there was Valentine’s Day. A day or two before the shooting, the school was buzzing with the story about a game Larry was playing with a group of his girlfriends in the outdoor quad. The idea was, you had to go up to your crush and ask them to be your Valentine. Several girls named boys they liked, then marched off to complete the mission. When it was Larry’s turn, he named Brandon, who happened to be playing basketball nearby. Larry walked right on to the court in the middle of the game and asked Brandon to be his Valentine. Brandon’s friends were there and started joking that he and Larry were going to make “gay babies” together.”

http://www.newsweek.com/2008/07/18/young-gay-and-murdered.html

Obviously Brandon over-reacted, but King isn’t some innocent martyr.......


12 posted on 07/12/2011 3:48:42 PM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: I see my hands

Yes I agree. I’m a natural-law-hetero-phile-homo-phobe.


13 posted on 07/12/2011 3:55:30 PM PDT by bvw
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To: La Enchiladita
Larry King's feminine attire was upsetting some of the students

Not to mention his haircut!


14 posted on 07/12/2011 3:56:06 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: JennysCool

” high-heeled boots, earrings, suspenders, bow tie, and eye makeup were within the Oxnard school’s dress policy,


15 posted on 07/12/2011 3:58:57 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: JoeDetweiler
When it was Larry’s turn, he named Brandon, who happened to be playing basketball nearby. Larry walked right on to the court in the middle of the game and asked Brandon to be his Valentine. Brandon’s friends were there and started joking that he and Larry were going to make “gay babies” together.”

Brandon learned too late that being excessively obnoxious can be hazardous.

16 posted on 07/12/2011 4:04:10 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In the land of the pigs, the butcher is king.)
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To: La Enchiladita

This is a horrible situation but the school allowed pc stupidity to create a firestorm that led to this mess. This is exactly the kind of thing that happens. The deviant class becomes a protected class where everyone else is ignored and marginalized regardless.


17 posted on 07/12/2011 4:12:09 PM PDT by Maelstorm (Better to keep your enemy in your sights than in your camp expecting him to guard your back.)
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To: RobbyS
Insanity, and I don’t mean the killer. He is normal, the school board is obviously crazy.

There's nothing normal about killing someone.

18 posted on 07/12/2011 4:16:28 PM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Once you buy the premise that all discrimination is wrong, that homosexuals and other deviants are normal, then what used to be called commonsense goes out the window. Rules that used to work to the benefit of all, are twisted and work now only to prptect the few. Bottom rail on top.
19 posted on 07/12/2011 4:18:02 PM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: Graybeard58

Well, he was normal in the sense that a lynch mob is normal. Contrary to the convention wisdom, most men in the West or even the South who were lynched are guilty of some offense, if only terrible misjudgement. The kid has paid with his life because the adults were too cowardly to set reasonable limits on student behavior. The killer probably felt the same freedom to act that his victim did. So the school failed both of them.


20 posted on 07/12/2011 4:29:36 PM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: RobbyS

The school enabled this kid to the level of obnoxiousness he displayed by asking a straight kid to be his valentine.

If CA fell into the ocean, I would celebrate.


21 posted on 07/12/2011 4:53:38 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( Ft. Lauderdale Florida (D-20))
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To: RobbyS
The kid has paid with his life because the adults were too cowardly to set reasonable limits on student behavior.

They'd rather stomp normal human behavior into the dirt than deal with another lawsuit from the ACLU.

22 posted on 07/12/2011 6:18:43 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: La Enchiladita

All prior threads on this subject have been deleted.


23 posted on 07/12/2011 6:48:27 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: La Enchiladita

If the roles were reversed, this would be a story about Bullying: A troubled child tormented incessantly, whose suffering was advanced by the school authorities until he had no other options to defend himself.


24 posted on 07/12/2011 6:53:45 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: bicyclerepair; RobbyS; La Enchiladita

>>> The school enabled this kid to the level of obnoxiousness he displayed by asking a straight kid to be his valentine.

How would any school have been able to stop the party of the first part from asking the party of the second part to be their Valentine. Perhaps a Valentine Police squad?

And couldn’t the party of the second part just say “No thanks”? Most girls manage to to go through life killing very few unwanted suitors. Easier to just shrug them off. And if that doesn’t work, laugh at them till they get the message.

Just wondering.


25 posted on 07/12/2011 7:05:13 PM PDT by tlb
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To: Red_Devil 232
"King was removed from his parents’ home in late December 2007 for undisclosed reasons"

And he was sent to a homosexual indoctrination camp where he was introduced to cross-dressing. Back at school, one of his teachers gave him a dress. The assistant principal Epstein is a lesbian who supposedly saw it as her project to encourage the child's indoctrination.

The boy claimed to be homo at least as young as 10 years old. The boy's father does not believe that the boy really was homo, but that he liked the attention from the homo claims and behavior. The father blames the shooting on the school's homosexual agenda.

Good article from 2008, here in Newsweek, before the media decided to give this story the "Matthew Shepard" treatment.

26 posted on 07/12/2011 7:05:44 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: tlb

The school could have told the kid not to dress like a clown. He behaved the way he did because he decided to act out a role. Unfortunately he picked on the wrong kid to bully.


27 posted on 07/12/2011 7:32:37 PM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: La Enchiladita
Larry King was a freak, a bully, and a moron. Brandon McInerney is an oversensitive murderer and deserves to be convicted of the appropriate felony. Larry King's parents are incompetent to raise goldfish, and I hope they spend the rest of their lives feeling guilty for having raised their son to be selfish, cruel, and a loser, and that they find a positive outlet for that guilt. There are not many winners in this whole situation, including a sad number of those who post here on FR.
28 posted on 07/12/2011 7:45:17 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: UnwashedPeasant

I grew up in an era, not THAT long ago:), where there was no such thing as “gay teens.” We were barely, only furtively, aware of what sex was about and that was definitely heterosexual. We joked about “queer Thursday” (don’t wear purple) and no one was offended.

Now, you hear about special clubs for gay teens WITHIN the high schools. This is so weird, to recognize perverted sex practices before kids even know about normal ones, that I cannot wrap my mind around it.

And yet, I do not see any organized protest from parents that their children are exposed to this.

I guess this is called the decline of a civilization.


29 posted on 07/13/2011 2:48:39 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: La Enchiladita
Accessories apparently did not include a bullet proof vest.
30 posted on 07/13/2011 2:57:24 PM PDT by verity (The Obama Administration is a Criminal Enterprise.)
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