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Ohio 5th Grader Suspended for Pretending Finger Was a Gun?!
Fox News ^ | March 4, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 03/08/2014 12:54:42 PM PST by lbryce

Did an Ohio elementary school jump the gun in its punishment of a 10-year-old?

Devonshire Alternative Elementary School in North Columbus, Ohio, suspended a fifth grader for three days after he pointed his finger in the shape of a gun at another student’s head.

Paul Entingh said his 10-year-old son, Nathan, was just messing around during science class.

"He asked his friend to borrow a pencil and when his friend dropped it, my son Nathan was playing around and he did that with his fingers. Pointed it at the kid, said 'boom,'" Entingh told Fox 28.

Paul and Nathan were on “Fox and Friends” this morning to discuss the ordeal.

Nathan said his teacher told him to get out of the classroom and go to in-school suspension for the rest of the day.

“Truthfully, I don’t know what message [the school is] trying to send, other than not to be a kid, not to have any fun,” Paul said.

Paul and Nathan were on “Fox and Friends” this morning to discuss the ordeal.

Nathan said his teacher told him to get out of the classroom and go to in-school suspension for the rest of the day.

“Truthfully, I don’t know what message [the school is] trying to send, other than not to be a kid, not to have any fun,” Paul said.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: arth; banglist; discipline; guncontrol; liberalinsanity; liberalsontheedge; outofcontrol; waronboys; zerotolerance
Left within a political realm theirs alone, liberals will always gravitate towards that that which is the most nonsensical, ludicrously extreme.

I suppose if a kid would somehow be able to assume the shape of a mushroom cloud, he'd find himself in violation of innumerable international laws, treaties, especially the law most recently passed by the UN and the US, that forbids the impersonation of a nuclear weapon by wearing clothing reminiscent of any such device and/or accompanied by vocal mimicry of bomb detonations.

1 posted on 03/08/2014 12:54:43 PM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

This has nothing to do with danger or threats. It is truly about trying to impress certain political views from a very young age.

Liberals hate guns. Liberals run schools. Liberals are trying to indoctrinate kids to believe that anything having to do with the mere concept of guns is wrong and will incur punishment.

And they are hoping it will stick. They used incrementalism to take over the public schools, and now they want to use incrementalism to remove guns from the culture.


2 posted on 03/08/2014 1:00:20 PM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: lbryce

I would view it as a sign from God that this precious kid doesn’t need to be in the vicious public school system and enroll him in a private school.


3 posted on 03/08/2014 1:03:53 PM PST by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: LostInBayport

Good thing the kid wasn’t picking his nose...They’d have called the Suicide Prevention Hotline.....


4 posted on 03/08/2014 1:03:53 PM PST by JW1949
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To: lbryce

The teacher’s Room 101 punishment should include being restrained whilst having finger and toy guns pointed into her face.

Or having a cage affixed to her head while while freshly spent cartridge casings, reeking of burnt propellant are poured into the apparatus.

Normally, there are few punishments or tortures I’d wish upon people in a million years, but these irrational anti-gun types have pushed me way beyond that.


5 posted on 03/08/2014 1:04:06 PM PST by Antihero101607
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To: lbryce
Nathan said his teacher told him to get out of the classroom and go to in-school suspension for the rest of the day.

That teacher should be fired for sending an armed student out into the halls.

6 posted on 03/08/2014 1:06:50 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: lbryce

Another child suffers because of neglectful parents.

The boy’s parents left him in the care of strangers, without doing sufficient investigation as to how he would be treated. They have themselves to blame, and owe their son an apology.

The abusers will not be punished, of course. They are, after all, agents of an abusive state.


7 posted on 03/08/2014 1:08:25 PM PST by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: lbryce
This action by the Teacher control freak is analogous to the laws enacted by liberal law makers banning e-Cigs.
8 posted on 03/08/2014 1:11:08 PM PST by freedom1st
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To: JW1949

As long as the kid claimed that nose picking was an alternate sex act he’d get a reward.


9 posted on 03/08/2014 1:13:12 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: lbryce

no!
it was a “level 2 automatice weapon - simulation”


10 posted on 03/08/2014 1:13:24 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: freedom1st

I would hardly equate the harmless pointing of a finger with a device used to deliver addictive drugs.


11 posted on 03/08/2014 1:13:45 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: onyx
...for next quarter's FReepathon - well...maybe:


12 posted on 03/08/2014 1:15:44 PM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: lbryce

Weird but it is a private school so their rules can be whatever they want them to be.


13 posted on 03/08/2014 1:26:35 PM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: LearsFool

They are, after all, agents of an abusive state.

They are? It is a private school.


14 posted on 03/08/2014 1:28:59 PM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: lbryce
My 6 year old Grandson loves to kill Zombies, fortify the house and mow them down, chases them around the house.

He is a little Boy doing things that little Boys do, jump in mud puddles, make snow forts. When I was a kid 60 years ago I killed Japs and Germans, my old Man killed Indians.

Let kids be kids.

15 posted on 03/08/2014 1:33:14 PM PST by Little Bill
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To: metmom; wintertime

Here’s another one...


16 posted on 03/08/2014 1:37:31 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
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To: lbryce; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

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The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

17 posted on 03/08/2014 1:52:54 PM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Little Bill
I vividly remember in first grade indoor recess, several of us boys proceeded to assemble tinkertoys into machine pistols and then made war upon one another, much to the consternation of the poor teacher.

Now, imagine if you will, tele-transporting that action into today's 1st grade classroom...

Teacher's head go boom!

AND in 3rd/4th grade we brought our toy guns to school for recess fun.

AND in high school we brought shotguns to school in our cars and were excused early for hunting season, PS, we also has ammo...

I miss the sanity of the seventies!

18 posted on 03/08/2014 1:55:49 PM PST by W. (In Soviet Russia, you keep tabs in browser. In America, browser keep tabs on YOU!)
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To: napscoordinator

Oh, I forgot - this sort of thing never happens in government schools. /s ;-)

Schooling is compulsory, by government mandate. With a bit of research, you’ll learn that it’s a means of controlling the populace, and that private schools are no different from public schools in meeting that objective. It no longer matters who pays the bills, only who controls the agenda, the textbooks, and the training of teachers.


19 posted on 03/08/2014 1:59:42 PM PST by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: lbryce

Hope his finger was registered.


20 posted on 03/08/2014 2:02:33 PM PST by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: bikerman

The LIB/DIM mindset is to make all males capons. Feminize them and make them pajama boys and/or homos. LIBs/DIMs are mentally ill.


21 posted on 03/08/2014 2:16:45 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: lbryce

We need to make our children memorize the phone number of the local lawyer and just give that out to the school officials . Liberals love law suits so invite them to court and reams the over the coals.


22 posted on 03/08/2014 2:17:07 PM PST by WilliamRobert (Obama so loves the poor he created millions more.)
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To: lbryce
My god... boys will always going to pretend that something will be a gun. my sister in law (thankfully ex, my wife's brother divorced her), didn't want her boys playing with guns. the boys used sticks, fingers or what have you as guns.

I guess, liberals would want boys to play with dolls (not GI JOE dolls).

23 posted on 03/08/2014 2:32:45 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: lbryce

Why haven’t any legislators proposed a law to eliminate these zero tolerance laws? This would prevent school admins from punishing kids unless they bring a REAL gun to school.


24 posted on 03/08/2014 2:37:28 PM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: JW1949

lmao


25 posted on 03/08/2014 2:49:02 PM PST by Carry_Okie (ObamaCare: Make them pay; do not delay.)
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To: napscoordinator; lbryce; LearsFool
Where did you get that it's a private school?

Devonshire Elementary school is a public school.

26 posted on 03/08/2014 2:49:22 PM PST by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: lbryce
Maybe they should frisk the rest of the students: my guess is that they'll find numerous others with the same weapon.

/sarc

27 posted on 03/08/2014 2:50:07 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: lbryce

People who put their children in public school are asking for all of this crap. By now they all know what to expect and they are acquiescing. They have no legitimate complaint. If people actually cared anything at all about their children beyond the status children might bring them, they would not have their children in government school. I no longer have any sympathy for the parents of these children.


28 posted on 03/08/2014 2:53:56 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: lbryce

29 posted on 03/08/2014 2:54:08 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: W.

Integration, Crips and Bloods and their wannabes.


30 posted on 03/08/2014 3:01:13 PM PST by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE!)
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To: napscoordinator

In a statement, Columbus City Schools said. It’s not a private school. It’s an alternative school. In the Columbus area, the term alternative most often refers to schools for unusually gifted students, not troubled ones.


31 posted on 03/08/2014 3:23:48 PM PST by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: Starstruck
That teacher should be fired for sending an armed student out into the halls.

ROTFLOL!

32 posted on 03/08/2014 4:08:32 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: JW1949

These kids are in the hands of total idiots that run and teach at public schools. Liberals are idiots.


33 posted on 03/08/2014 4:09:19 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: lbryce

If only he had unfurled a trojan on that weapon before pointing it.


34 posted on 03/08/2014 4:23:32 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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