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Students Wear Shirts With Anti-Gay Message on Day of Silence
kptv ^ | Apr 11, 2014 | Kimberly Eiten

Posted on 04/12/2014 2:23:39 PM PDT by nickcarraway

The phrase a few students decided to wear to class on a T-shirt sparked a social media blitz at a local high school. The matching shirts share one controversial message.

"I just made it say 'Gay Day is not OK,' because I don't believe that it's OK," Oregon City High School student Alex Borho said.

He and just a few of his friends wore the shirts at the school where there are more than 2,000 students.

For some there, today was a day of silence. It's part of a national movement that only about 40 kids at Oregon City High School participated in.

It ends the much larger unity week that all the students there partake in. It's meant to be a time of dropping labels and breaking down social barriers.

"I don't have a big problem with gay people. It's just when they start parading around the school about how we have a day of silence for gays, lesbians and transvestites," Borho said. "We don't have a straight day."

Borho said he doesn't like the message associated with the day, intended to draw attention to bullying of gay students.

Other kids weren't staying silent about the shirts.

"I was just really sad because I take pride in this school," senior Justin Low said. "We're all students here and we're all trying to accomplish the same things: get through the four years, graduate and hopefully set ourselves for a bright future."

He's on the student council and helps organize unity week which, up until Friday, went as planned.

"It was just really sad because it's the last day of unity week and people took it the wrong way," he said.

Low and other students spent Friday evening setting up for a fundraiser for a classmate hurt in a car crash. That's how he wants his school represented: As students always willing to look out for one another, and not by five words on a T-shirt.

"That doesn't reflect our school, our student body or our school and community," Low said.

The kids who wore the shirts said they had heard from other students who support their freedom of speech. They said they would choose to wear them again.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: christiansstudents; education; gay; homosexualagenda; oregon; speechcodes; teens; tshirt
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1 posted on 04/12/2014 2:23:39 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

I think the school should hold a “bestiality” day and an “incest is best” day.


2 posted on 04/12/2014 2:26:41 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (The number one enemy of liberalism is reality.)
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To: nickcarraway
"It was just really sad because"

But how? How can you be sad if you're gay?

3 posted on 04/12/2014 2:28:58 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Ben Mugged
Polyamorists demand equal time!



"Dia shábháil ar fad anseo!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

4 posted on 04/12/2014 2:30:41 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: nickcarraway
The kids who wore the shirts said they had heard from other students who support their freedom of speech. They said they would choose to wear them again.

Good for you students. First Amendment verses gay pride advocacy any day. Advocate all you want but don't try and force me and mine to accept your sinful deviant ways buster. You can have all the First Amendment say all you want but try and deny me mine either.

5 posted on 04/12/2014 2:32:46 PM PDT by Ron H. (Impeach, Indict & Imprison Hussein Obama.)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Funny.


6 posted on 04/12/2014 2:32:47 PM PDT by FreeperCell
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To: ConorMacNessa

Hey, folks from the third world who fancy children must also be heard!


7 posted on 04/12/2014 2:33:21 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: nickcarraway

dissent is patriotic - Hillary Clinton

put that on the back

brains will fry


8 posted on 04/12/2014 2:36:45 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: nickcarraway

They decide to have a gay celebration day, but it is the other kids’ fault when they object...

Here’s an idea! If you don’t want people objecting to Gay Day, don’t have Gay Day!


9 posted on 04/12/2014 2:37:31 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slavee)
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To: Ben Mugged

How about “Bullies are People Too” Day?


10 posted on 04/12/2014 2:39:08 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: nickcarraway

Good!


11 posted on 04/12/2014 2:40:06 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: nickcarraway

When it comes to gay activism, I’m all for silence. Please.


12 posted on 04/12/2014 2:45:45 PM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: nickcarraway
Gay was the little white lie we went along with be polite to be civil ...we all tell each other little white lies to be civil because we all have fault...that's tolerance

It when someone declare the lie is the truth, when the government declare the lie is the truth, and went they both declare all must confess the lie is the truth..

That is the point you must take a stand or be broken to perpetual servitude to these powers ..

Because while it is he first lie you must confess..it will not be the last

13 posted on 04/12/2014 2:48:14 PM PDT by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: Haiku Guy

According to our national (and media, and entertainment leaders) everyday is “gay day”.


14 posted on 04/12/2014 2:51:25 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: nickcarraway
"I was just really sad because I take pride in this school," senior Justin Low said. "We're all students here and we're all trying to accomplish the same things: get through the four years, graduate and hopefully set ourselves for a bright future."

He's on the student council and helps organize unity week which, up until Friday, went as planned.

Quit trying to indoctrinate your fellow students and get back to work then.

15 posted on 04/12/2014 2:54:41 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: nickcarraway

The idea of a “Day of Silence” amuses me - I’d like to see it just once. I don’t think there has been a day in the last two decades when gays could stay quiet about their sex lives.


16 posted on 04/12/2014 2:55:01 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Pollster1

My kids would have been sick and had a day out on the town!


17 posted on 04/12/2014 3:04:47 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: nickcarraway

arrest/jail those deniers...


18 posted on 04/12/2014 3:06:17 PM PDT by B212
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To: nickcarraway

Being “gay” does not exist. There are various forms of perversion with homosexuality being one of them. I REFUSE to allow the English language to be perverted by pervert. You want to be a homosexual then own it. Do not hide behind terms like “gay”


19 posted on 04/12/2014 3:11:09 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: nickcarraway

Just a tactical comment ... I don’t think, “Gay Day is not OK” is the best message: not clear enough.

I’d rather see, “I believe sodomy is wrong,” or “I find sodomy disgusting,” or “Our school should not celebrate sodomy,” or something like that. I think you have to go for the absolutely concrete message.


20 posted on 04/12/2014 3:19:10 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Entropy is high. Wear a hat!)
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To: nickcarraway

Wake up and Stand Up...

Good on ya, kid.


21 posted on 04/12/2014 3:20:54 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: nickcarraway
support their freedom of speech

What a novel concept. Seems to be really rare these days...

22 posted on 04/12/2014 3:22:50 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: nickcarraway

Homeschooling yet?


23 posted on 04/12/2014 3:24:43 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: nickcarraway

Interesting how the student who disagrees with the students who wore the shirts keeps banging on about how they’re out of lock-step with the “consensus”-he’s drunk deeply of the marxist indoctrination of “consensus”.


24 posted on 04/12/2014 3:30:12 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: tophat9000

“Sodomite” is my word. It’s good enough for the KJV, it’s good enough for me.


25 posted on 04/12/2014 3:31:20 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Tax-chick

HA...Your statement would have likely been a little TOO radical for the promoters I think...(not me....plus, I think they were trying to make a play on the PRO-homo shirts sayings....but, couldn’t find it in the article...so not sure.


26 posted on 04/12/2014 3:32:40 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: nickcarraway

“I was just really sad because I take pride in this school,” senior Justin Low said.

GAY! And he’s the guy who will ask any shooter to put down the gun. While the guys with the t-shirts will try to do something to stop him.


27 posted on 04/12/2014 3:33:08 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Hugin

It always interests me how the left is now all about what they call “consensus” when, up to the point before they became the “establishment”, they were supposedly all about “diversity”.


28 posted on 04/12/2014 3:33:18 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: nickcarraway

Celebrating sexual deviancy in our schools is sick.


29 posted on 04/12/2014 3:33:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: nickcarraway
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30 posted on 04/12/2014 3:34:42 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Tax-chick

I agree. It just goes to show how invidious and complete the indoctrination has been, when even we the opposition unconsciously have fallen prey to using their terms. Language does matter.


31 posted on 04/12/2014 3:35:06 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: nickcarraway
'Gay Day is not OK,' is not "Anti-Gay". It is opposing the idea of having a day to celebrate a guy putting his p**** into another guy's a**.

Which is rather disgusting.

32 posted on 04/12/2014 3:38:04 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: goodnesswins

Specificity about acts makes people very uncomfortable.

(I was typing a much longer post, and then my 2-year-old stepped on the on/off switch of the power-strip and everything went black ;-).


33 posted on 04/12/2014 3:43:14 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Entropy is high. Wear a hat!)
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To: mrsmel

“Gay” can be a fashion statement. The real point is man-on-man oral and anal sex.

If the “gay” person isn’t doing that, then he’s just confused and/or posing.


34 posted on 04/12/2014 3:44:40 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Entropy is high. Wear a hat!)
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To: nickcarraway

I did not believe for the life of me that folks would ever embrace a religion which practices eating fecal matter from the rectum of another . . . and call it being “gay.”


35 posted on 04/12/2014 3:47:45 PM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: mrsmel

It never just “Stays in the bedroom” because it is PART of an agenda driving cause to destroy conventional values...

It is about forsaking their own birthright in the name of pent up emotional aggression towards their own parents.


36 posted on 04/12/2014 3:49:37 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Pollster1
The idea of a “Day of Silence” amuses me

How about National "STFU Day"?

37 posted on 04/12/2014 3:49:57 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Exactly...The Love that dare not speak its’ name, is now the Love that won’t STFU.


38 posted on 04/12/2014 3:50:43 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Tax-chick
I’d rather see, “I believe sodomy is wrong,” or “I find sodomy disgusting,” or “Our school should not celebrate sodomy,” or something like that.

"Poop is not love."

39 posted on 04/12/2014 3:50:43 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Ben Mugged
If those are too outside-the-box, how about “Hot For Teacher” Day?

(...oops. Every day is “Hot For Teacher” Day in public schools.)

40 posted on 04/12/2014 3:52:40 PM PDT by RichInOC (...roll that beautiful Alex Van Halen drum solo...)
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To: Jeff Chandler

That is also insufficiently precise.


41 posted on 04/12/2014 3:55:13 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Entropy is high. Wear a hat!)
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To: nickcarraway

Props to these kids! Speaking out against gay in Oregon these days is like speaking out against Kim Jong Un in North Korea.


42 posted on 04/12/2014 4:02:26 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: tophat9000
"white lie"

That's just it...the libs think they've convinced everyone that homosexuality is the same as heterosexuality. They haven't. It's just that many people who don't want to see homosexuals imprisoned or harassed for their sexual preference, do not believe it's the equal of heterosexuality.

Libs confuse tolerance with acceptance. Personally, I will never believe homosexuality is anything but an aberration/disorder and something to be cured if possible.

43 posted on 04/12/2014 4:16:26 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Tax-chick
.......then my 2-year-old stepped on the on/off switch of the power-strip and everything went black

That's because she wants to celebrate a Terrible Two's Day.

Tell Kathleen that it's only Saturday and her timing is a bit off.

44 posted on 04/12/2014 4:18:20 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Heh, that was amusing ... but Kathleen is Two every day. With a bullet.

Among other issues, now that she’s learned to talk, we need to teach her some manners. She’s very into giving commands. “Give it to me!!!” “Go get it!!!” and so on.


45 posted on 04/12/2014 4:36:58 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Entropy is high. Wear a hat!)
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To: nickcarraway

I hope the trend of standing up to the homo-fascists continues. I am sick of constantly hearing and reading about their demands that we worship their perverted lifestyle. I don’t demand that anyone worship my perversions.


46 posted on 04/12/2014 4:48:35 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: nickcarraway

It is amazing how much time is wasted in school, especially on crap like this. There are a number of schools that have gender bender days, where you must wear an article of clothing from the other sex.

If you consider that students are in school roughly 200 days of the year roughly 8 hours a day for 12 years, this comes out to 19200 hours. According to Caldwell’s book, you need 10k hours to become an expert in a field and yet many students cannot read, write or do math and even when they spout off the liberal tripe, they are wrong. I have repeatedly had students tell me MLK was a president and that he freed the slaves.

Pitiful.


47 posted on 04/12/2014 4:50:31 PM PDT by rey
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Being “gay” does not exist. There are various forms of perversion with homosexuality being one of them. I REFUSE to allow the English language to be perverted by pervert. You want to be a homosexual then own it. Do not hide behind terms like “gay”

Thank you. We should also not allow the socialist/fascist left to pervert the term “progressive”.


48 posted on 04/12/2014 4:51:11 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: logic101.net

I prefer the term Sodomites


49 posted on 04/12/2014 4:58:16 PM PDT by Rodm
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To: Tax-chick

Exactly. The left is big on employing euphemisms to try to distract from exactly what evil they are supporting, such as “pro-choice” for murdering babies.


50 posted on 04/12/2014 5:01:57 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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