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Federal Appeals Court Allows Schools to Ban U.S. Flag Shirts to Avoid Racist Mexican Violence
Top Right News ^ | 02-27-2014 | John Urban

Posted on 02/27/2014 7:05:58 PM PST by montag813

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by John Urban | Top Right News

Yes, you read that headline correctly.

A Federal court actually approved banning the U.S. flag in a U.S. school to appease violent threats from Mexican students, many of them illegal aliens.

A panel of the  Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld a California's high school’s decision to forbid students from wearing American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. The ruling  was unanimous, 3-0.

The Court said the officials' concerns of racial violence outweighed students' freedom of expression rights. Administrators said they feared the American-flag shirts would inflame the passions of Mexican students celebrating the Mexican holiday. So they told the students to turn their shirts inside out. When they and their parents refused, the  students were sent home.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; illegals; immigration; mexico
Absolute insanity. Whose nation is this anyway?
1 posted on 02/27/2014 7:05:58 PM PST by montag813
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To: montag813
Whose nation is this anyway?

The Wussicrats.

2 posted on 02/27/2014 7:08:33 PM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: montag813

Absolute insanity. Whose nation is this anyway?

Wake Up, Obama has given the country away


3 posted on 02/27/2014 7:12:51 PM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: montag813

“officials’ concerns of racial violence outweighed students’ freedom of expression rights.”

HaHaHa.....somebody forgot to put the semi-satire heading at the top.....wait you mean this is a true story.

Since when does a school official’s “concern” of violence override the Constitution.


4 posted on 02/27/2014 7:13:30 PM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: montag813

San Fran 9th Circus.


5 posted on 02/27/2014 7:15:25 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: montag813
Administrators said they feared the American-flag shirts would inflame the passions of Mexican students celebrating the Mexican holiday.

But they always say it's an obscure holiday that is mainly celebrated by Americans.

6 posted on 02/27/2014 7:17:22 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: ImNotLying

Sounds to me like the school officials need to have a little meeting with the “illegals” and “splain” to then what country they are in. And tell them that we are proud of our country and the freedoms we have fought and died for and the flag is a symbol of that freedom. And tell them that if there is any violence on their part, ICE will be called to escort them to the border.


7 posted on 02/27/2014 7:19:45 PM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: ImNotLying

Ha Ha. Sorry I must have been asleep and dreaming when I typed that last post.


8 posted on 02/27/2014 7:21:48 PM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: montag813

1st Amendment no longer applies??

This must be appealed and overturned before some other court uses it for a precedent.


9 posted on 02/27/2014 7:25:13 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: montag813

Well, I think kids in Texas need to start wearing their “Come and take it” shirts!


10 posted on 02/27/2014 7:25:35 PM PST by rfreedom4u (Your feelings don't trump my free speech!)
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To: montag813

Should there be a patriotic apparel day on May 5??

A ban on Mexican restaurants that day??


11 posted on 02/27/2014 7:29:15 PM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: montag813

Too bad the Mexican students aren’t worried about wearing Mexican flag shirts.


12 posted on 02/27/2014 7:30:45 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: montag813
Absolute insanity. Whose nation is this anyway?

It's belongs to those monitoring your cell phones, hacking your emails, bank records, aiding, abetting and subsidizing the flood of tens of millions of illegal aliens, many of which are violent criminals, those borrowing trillions from Communist countries, those who want to control, regulate and tax every move in your life...

No need to go on....You get it.

13 posted on 02/27/2014 7:32:29 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: montag813
Mexicano Federali de Michoacán Appeals Court Allows Mexican Schools to Ban Mexican Flag Shirts to Avoid Racist Guatemalan Violence ‎2‎/‎27‎/‎2014‎ ‎10‎:‎05‎:‎58‎ ‎PM · by montag813 · 10 replies
14 posted on 02/27/2014 7:35:23 PM PST by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: montag813

So those serving in the military fighting for their country learn back home the flag they defend is banned in their own country


15 posted on 02/27/2014 7:36:00 PM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: montag813

The Court said the officials’ concerns of racial violence outweighed students’ freedom of expression rights.<<

that pretty much says it all!


16 posted on 02/27/2014 7:38:28 PM PST by M-cubed
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To: montag813

There will come an accounting.


17 posted on 02/27/2014 7:39:07 PM PST by skeeter
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To: montag813

I wonder what would happen if someone comes into a school with a flag of the Netherlands on their shirts on May 5. If they would try that, the students should the school people to go jump in the lake.

The Netherlands celebrates Liberation Day on May 5. Liberation Day or in Dutch Bevrijdens Dag, is the celebration of the Dutch from the Germans in World War II.

On May 5, people with a Dutch background should wear either Red, White and Blue (the colors of their flag, horizontal stripes from top to bottom of red, white and blue, darker blue than the, I think, Liechtenstein flag with has a lighter blue), or they should wear Orange.


18 posted on 02/27/2014 7:47:09 PM PST by Eric Roelfsema
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To: montag813

We are finished.

Instead of focusing on Ukraine, why don’t we face the fact that our nation is being destroyed here and now?


19 posted on 02/27/2014 7:49:38 PM PST by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: montag813

I wonder what the illegals would say if the Gringos wore the French flag on their shirts on Cinco de Mayo day.


20 posted on 02/27/2014 7:50:15 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: montag813

American children can’t show the American flag in American schools because it might anger the invaders.


21 posted on 02/27/2014 7:50:37 PM PST by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: montag813

Cinco de Mayo involved an unexpected Mexican victory over the French. (If the French had won, maybe Mexico would have ended up part of Canada.) Anyhow, perhaps the flag that should be banned is the CESM one. As for the USA? It was busy feuding with itself in a Civil War. Its modern flag did not yet exist.

Someone needs to get a life.


22 posted on 02/27/2014 7:50:53 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: M-cubed

Any punks can terrorize and their fear mongering rules the day.

Pitiful.

I wonder if La Raza stuff gets a pass?


23 posted on 02/27/2014 7:53:37 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: bunkerhill7

Ha ha ha ha ha!


24 posted on 02/27/2014 7:55:16 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: dr_lew

Not sure if there should be taunting allowed, but that’s different from being patriotic. If Mexikids want to wear a Mexican flag, well and “grande.” They’re guests over here. Rude guests get the heave ho everywhere except, apparently, here.


25 posted on 02/27/2014 7:57:46 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: skeeter; montag813
There will come an accounting.

From up Canada way, it could be said I do not have a dog in the hunt. Having said that, I do sincerely believe that the United States of America is the last bastion of freedom. This in a world that would like to impose much of it's failed ideas on the rest of us.

I had believed that a dossier should be created. Take down the names. The names of those who so kow tow to minorities and use some facet of the laws to offend the very tenets of the Constitution. A Freeper assured me previously that such a list exists.

It was once said by a wise Japanese authority that "we have awakened a sleeping giant". This on the attack on Pearl Harbor. How right he was.

What we are seeing is either a continuing and passive acceptance of these rotten applications..... or hell will break loose. Too much of a ramble by me, but anyway, God Bless America. It must remain the Land of the Free.

26 posted on 02/27/2014 8:02:03 PM PST by Peter Libra
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To: montag813

Absolute insanity is correct.


27 posted on 02/27/2014 8:08:07 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: montag813

What do you think they would say if a school banned the Mexican flag?


28 posted on 02/27/2014 8:11:27 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: M-cubed
The Court said the officials’ concerns of racial violence outweighed students’ freedom of expression rights.

What part of the Constitution was that??

29 posted on 02/27/2014 8:12:41 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: montag813

Screw that. I work in a school District. Net Admin.

I’m wearing a shirt with the flag on it tomorrow.


30 posted on 02/27/2014 8:13:35 PM PST by Dead Corpse (Tre Norner eg ber, binde til rota...)
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To: batterycommander

I was thinking that a shirt with Winfield Scott’s picture might be appreciated. Or Sam Houston. Or Emperor Maximilian.


31 posted on 02/27/2014 8:21:53 PM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: dr_lew

I was told on another thread that WE have to assimilate the Mexicans.

Setting aside the operative party, what if they’re no interested and completely unmotivated, which, of course, is the case.

they hate the US

Why are they here?


32 posted on 02/27/2014 8:58:50 PM PST by stanne
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To: montag813

Here’s an idea - instead of violating the students’ right to free speech and expression, put some police in the schools and arrest and prosecute those who start violence, which is after all illegal - too simple apparently......


33 posted on 02/27/2014 8:59:10 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

It’s not going to stop until we tell Big Biz and the Chamber of Commerce to forget it.

Obama is one force, but these guys are in there for the long haul.


34 posted on 02/27/2014 9:01:19 PM PST by stanne
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To: Intolerant in NJ
Here’s an idea - instead of violating the students’ right to free speech and expression, put some police in the schools and arrest and prosecute those who start violence, which is after all illegal - too simple apparently......

Exactly what the author of this piece said: "So instead of preventing racist Mexican violence, the school decided to outlaw America."

35 posted on 02/27/2014 9:14:51 PM PST by montag813
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To: Red Steel

Question: Are Mexican Flag Shirts permitted? You bet your sweet bippy. English Flags—no, green flag of Mohammed, yes. Nazi flags banned, Soviet/Cubam Flags OK.


36 posted on 02/27/2014 9:39:23 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: montag813

So I guess the 9th Circus Ct. believes it’s OK for Americans to get inflamed about illegal aliens doing their flag thing with La Raza and LULAC stirring the hatred pot.

This US internal “volcano” which is being created by activist judges’ decisions is going to erupt some day. It wont be pretty.


37 posted on 02/27/2014 9:46:26 PM PST by octex
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To: montag813

Perhaps the solution would be for americans to get violent at the mexicans celebrating mexican holidays in American schools.

Then the school could pass a new rule forbidding the celebration of Stinko de Mayo because it inflames the passion of american students, and then the court could find in favor of the school since they want to avoid violence.

Bottom line - violence works.


38 posted on 02/27/2014 10:59:33 PM PST by aquila48
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To: skeeter

“There will come an accounting.”

Do you have a time table?


39 posted on 02/27/2014 11:00:42 PM PST by aquila48
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To: aquila48

Apparently violence means legitimacy


40 posted on 02/27/2014 11:04:10 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: ImNotLying

What does The Constitution have to do with school dress codes?


41 posted on 02/27/2014 11:46:34 PM PST by Misterioso
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Go figure. If we are not a laughingstock to the rest of the world I’d be really surprised. It’s hard to be patriotic anymore when so many of our countrymen are traitorous, lacking common sense, and have no self-preservation.


42 posted on 02/27/2014 11:46:34 PM PST by kelly4c (http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2900389%2C41#help)
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To: Misterioso

Perhaps you did not read the entire article. The actions by the school and the 9th Circuit have many implications regarding the Constitution, far beyond school dress codes. If I have to explain that to you, well then, maybe you need a refresher course.


43 posted on 02/28/2014 2:35:40 AM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: montag813

These students should assert their rights, guaranteed from government predation, and as a protest burn a pile of Mexican flags on May 5. Make sure it’s done in a safe manner with no other flammable objects nearby and with fire extinguishers on hand.

Take it to them.


44 posted on 03/02/2014 3:14:16 PM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

It’s like appeasing Islamists. YOU better walk on egg shells lest THEY fly into an irrational rage. YOU, citizen, better not display a US flag on US territory lest FOREIGNERS cause trouble.


45 posted on 03/02/2014 3:17:05 PM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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