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School accused of trying to 'demonize' student in 'pastry gun' suspension
FoxNews.com ^ | Apr 30. 2014

Posted on 04/30/2014 5:00:43 AM PDT by KeyLargo

School accused of trying to 'demonize' student in 'pastry gun' suspension Published April 30, 2014 FoxNews.com

The attorney for a Maryland boy who was suspended after shaping a pastry into a gun says school administrators are trying to "demonize" him in their bid to fight an appeal to have the punishment erased from his school record.

Joshua Welch, 9, was suspended from Park Elementary School in Baltimore for two days in March 2013 after his second-grade teacher accused him of chewing his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun.

The case received national media attention and led to legislative efforts in Maryland and other states to prohibit suspending students for having imaginary and toy guns.

School official have denied the family's attempts to have the suspension removed from Joshua's school record, prompting an appeal heard Tuesday by a school system-appointed hearing examiner, The Baltimore Sun reported.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: banglist; education; govtabuse; guncontrol; guns; school; teacher; tyranny; zerotolerance


1 posted on 04/30/2014 5:00:43 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

NINE years old, and he basically made a gun-shaped cookie, and they want to brand him for life????

This is plain nuts.

The school is Psycho.


2 posted on 04/30/2014 5:06:18 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: KeyLargo

Just imagine the uproar from school educrats if the kid had gnawed his Pop Tart into the shape of....(brace yourselves)...A CROSS!!!!!


3 posted on 04/30/2014 5:06:37 AM PDT by elcid1970
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To: KeyLargo

Too bad parents don’t teach kids to ask intrusive adults:

“Don’t you have something better to do?”


4 posted on 04/30/2014 5:07:51 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: KeyLargo

I didn’t put up with this kinda crap when I was in high school back in the early 70’s. If they had been doing this sort of thing back then, I’d have walked into one of my classrooms as we were all arriving for class, grabbed a piece of chalk (us older guys know what that is), drawn a tow foot long gun on the chalk board, and under it, quoted the Beatles: “Happiness is a warm gun”.

If they tried to do anything about it I’d threaten to sue due to my first amendment rights being clearly violated.

Smiling, always smiling. I’d have also called them ignorant and gutless idiots. To their faces.

I can say this because I actually did that sort of thing back then, sans threatening lawsuits.


5 posted on 04/30/2014 5:11:16 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: KeyLargo

Why are we shocked? The drug nazis will murder you for not obeying their medical choices!


6 posted on 04/30/2014 5:15:09 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: KeyLargo


When will we get some sense and outlaw these things that have no good purpose?
7 posted on 04/30/2014 5:17:39 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I'm a Contra" -- President Ronald Reagan)
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To: Jack Hammer

All the “school authorities” that aren’t humbling admitting that their behavior was ridiculous need to be tied to posts and whipped.


8 posted on 04/30/2014 5:19:25 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: cuban leaf

And in other news.....

[Video] Kids Playing With Nerf Guns Issued Citations by Police
Apr 28, 2014

http://gunssavelives.net/blog/video-kids-playing-with-nerf-guns-issued-citations-by-police/


9 posted on 04/30/2014 5:19:37 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

The parents are to blame here for sending their kid to a government school. Period. Full stop. I have zero sympathy for people who willingly and eagerly do this to their children. They deserve all the grief they are wallowing in right now.


10 posted on 04/30/2014 5:21:03 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: KeyLargo

When pop tarts are outlawed only outlaws will have pop tarts


11 posted on 04/30/2014 5:23:50 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: KeyLargo

Clear proof that the fascist’s anti-gun propaganda has taken root, and is working.


12 posted on 04/30/2014 5:24:10 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Eeeeeek, a cookie gun!

13 posted on 04/30/2014 5:25:16 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: shelterguy
"When pop tarts are outlawed only outlaws will have pop tarts"
14 posted on 04/30/2014 5:27:06 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

“There was enough disruption to cause a neighbor’s attention to be drawn to see what was happening.”

Don’t look Ethel...but it was too late.


15 posted on 04/30/2014 5:33:50 AM PDT by moovova
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To: KeyLargo

Young boys are acting like young boys.Young teachers cant handle this and deem the kid as having a perceived disorder when all that is happening is the young boy is being a “Young Boy”.
This is all part of the pusifacation of america brought on by the radical womens movement that would like to transform young boys into what they feel young boys should be.A pusssy
Moms against guns is an extension of this crap

This kid is the only normal person in the story.

See the earlier post on Prozac and mass murders

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3150282/posts


16 posted on 04/30/2014 5:46:52 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Dr. Sivana

Put that on E-Bay


17 posted on 04/30/2014 5:47:36 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: cuban leaf
In the 70s I remember, during pheasant season it wasn't unusual to see shotguns in the back windows of pickups in the high school parking lot.

Bizarre how and how much the world has changed in such a short time.

18 posted on 04/30/2014 6:26:39 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: CGASMIA68
"Put that on E-Bay"

And be sure to include the ammo.

There are already a few now for sale on E-Bay

VINTAGE WEAR EVER COOKIE GUN 3365 - NEW IN BOX!

19 posted on 04/30/2014 6:29:28 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

We need that photo of Obamugabe pointing a finger gun at some gangsta type.


20 posted on 04/30/2014 6:51:22 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Orangedog

GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS ARE CHILD ABUSE. “CONSERVATIVES” WHO SEND THEIR CHILDREN THERE ARE EDUCATION WELFARE QUEENS AND TRAITORS TO FREEDOM AND THEIR CHILDREN.

Subtle enough?


21 posted on 04/30/2014 6:57:21 AM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Jack Hammer
The school is Psycho.

The whole society is psycho. This is just one small manifestation of it.

22 posted on 04/30/2014 7:09:53 AM PDT by madprof98
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To: Dr. Sivana

Oh, God. I’m so traumatized. That’s the scariest looking gun I’ve ever seen. Oh, my lord....


23 posted on 04/30/2014 7:40:55 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: GBA

In the 70s I remember, during pheasant season it wasn’t unusual to see shotguns in the back windows of pickups in the high school parking lot.


I moved to rural KY from Seattle three years ago. In a very real way (an very GOOD ways) I feel like I’ve gone back in time 50 years. In my area, everyone is driving around on the public roads on quad runners, and it is not unusual to see people driving around with people in the back of their pickups.

There is a “feeling” that the government chooses to butt out of your life unless you are causing a REAL (as opposed to perceived) problem.


24 posted on 04/30/2014 7:43:47 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: KeyLargo
It's time for the Federal Government to get out the "Education Business". The Federal Government is corrupt and it's corrupting our future generations. All schools should be the property of their respective States.

All States should manage their own education curriculum. All taxes collected for education should go directly to the States and NOT the Federal Government.

Ban Common Core. Mandate Mathematics, Science, Computer skills, Reading and Comprehension, History and English. Hold back students that haven't made sufficient progress in these courses. If you can't read, you don't graduate, period.

25 posted on 04/30/2014 7:47:10 AM PDT by 41Thunder (It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.)
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To: achilles2000

It’s a good start.


26 posted on 04/30/2014 7:59:57 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Jack Hammer

I own 2 caulking guns & a hot glue gun.

What laws am I breaking???


27 posted on 04/30/2014 8:07:34 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ridesthemiles
"I own 2 caulking guns & a hot glue gun. What laws am I breaking???"

These are pink and not as scary....

28 posted on 04/30/2014 9:07:53 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: cuban leaf
"In the 70s I remember, during pheasant season it wasn’t unusual to see shotguns in the back windows of pickups in the high school parking lot."

I like this gun rack...

29 posted on 04/30/2014 9:11:08 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; Bigg Red; ...

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


30 posted on 04/30/2014 7:56:55 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: KeyLargo; CGASMIA68
VINTAGE WEAR EVER COOKIE GUN 3365 - NEW IN BOX!

I still have my mom's. No box, though.

31 posted on 05/01/2014 8:04:32 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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