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Seven-Year-Old Beaten at School For Father's Stand Against Homosexual Activism
LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/14/06 | John-Henry Westen and John Jalsevac

Posted on 06/14/2006 3:57:43 PM PDT by wagglebee

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, June 14, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On May 17—the two-year anniversary of same-sex "marriage" in Massachusetts—the first-grade son of a prominent pro-family advocate was dragged and beaten behind the Estabrook Elementary School in Lexington during recess, receiving multiple blows to the chest, stomach, and genital area.

Jacob Parker, the 7-year-old who was attacked, is the son of David Parker.  LifeSiteNews.com readers will recall that David Parker objected to homosexual curriculum in his son's kindergarten class.  At a meeting with the principal of the school last year Parker requested that the school inform him of when homosexual discussions would take place, so he could exclude his son from the activity. The principal refused and Parker said he would not leave until his request was granted. School administration called the police and had Parker charged with trespassing. (see coverage: http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2005/apr/05042910.html)

The school system has since continued to refuse to notify parents of such material being presented in class. On April 27, 2006, Parker, his wife, and another family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the school system.

According to Mr. Parker, school authorities determined from an investigation into the assault that the beating was indeed planned and premeditated.

Mr. Parker described the incident at the school saying:

"During the recess period, a group of 8-10 kids suddenly surrounded Jacob and grabbed him. He was taken around the corner of the school building out of sight of the patrolling aides, with the taunting and encouragement of other kids. Jacob was then positioned against the wall for what appeared to be a well planned and coordinated assault.”

According to Parker, his son related that one student in particular performed the actual physical assault while, “many children stood, watched silently, and did nothing as the beating commenced.”

"The group of kids surrounded Jacob and he was beaten and punched. Then, as he fell to the ground, another child was heard saying to the group of children, 'Now you all can finish him off,' and as he was down on his hands and knees, the beating continued on his back. Then, fortunately, one little girl ran to contact the oblivious playground aides to stop it.

"Four of the attackers were from Jacob's first-grade class; the others were from other classes at Estabrook.

"The teachers' aide apparently determined that since she could not see external bleeding, and since Jacob apparently was not hit in the face, she did not send him to she school nurse." The family was immediately notified of the incident.

Speaking to LifeSiteNews, Parker speculated that the cause of the attack is most likely what he called “displaced aggression.” “If children hear venomous things from their parents, the children do internalize this,” he said.

“I certainly don’t want to vilify the children in this,” he said. “We understand that skirmishes happen on the playground. It’s taking the child around out of view of the aides, and the number of children that stood around watching that concerns us.”

Parker noted that his conflict with the school over homosexuality is well known among the students.  "We are aware that the school administration sent notices home with all the young children concerning the Parker arrest, the 'King and King' incident and the federal lawsuit," he said. “They must know that the children read them.”

He pointed out that the date of the attack--the two year aniversary of same-sex "marriage" in Massachusetts--cannot be a coincidence.

Families attend an anti-David Parker demonstration.The topic of Parker's beliefs has become so widespread among the students that Jacob says he overheard his fellow classmates ruminating that perhaps their current principle—who has resigned her position to take up a job elsewhere—was leaving the job because of Jacob’s father. Members of the community itself have organized public demonstrations specifically against Parker, in which their children have taken part. One of these demonstrations is pictured on the right. While prominently displayed in the student library are the back issues of the Lexington Minuteman that specifically deal with Parker’s case, for the children to read.

“We’re trying to be patient and tolerant," said Parker when asked if he was considering pulling his son out of the school. "We’re trying to hang on to the notion that the schools are for every child and for everyone. I don’t feel that we should have to leave for an injustice.”

But he added that “There are limits to how much patience we can have. I certainly understand why more and more parents are pulling their children out of public schools.”

Ironically, the school prides itself on its long-time involvement in various "Safe School" programs, which are geared to creating school environments "safe" for students who are homosexual.

Parker asked, "Isn't the school supposed to be addressing safety and preventing bullying and violence? Or are such programs only focused on children with homosexual parents? You can be certain that if this happened to a child with homosexual parents more would be made of this and that 'lessons' teaching tolerance and diversity of homosexual behavior normalization would be forced upon the young children."

The school and larger community are deeply divided over the Parker's stand against pro-homosexual indoctrination.  A group has been formed in Lexington to counter Parker's efforts.  The 'Lexington Cares' group maintains an anti-Parker website and has conducted anti-Parker letter writing campaigns and demonstrations. 

Calls to Estabrook school were not returned by press time.

Families line the sidewalks at an anti-David Parker rally

To express your concern to Estabrook school contact:

Estabrook School
117 Grove Street
Lexington, MA
02420 USA

Phone: (781)861-2520 
Fax: (781)862-5610 



TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: beating; davidparker; deviance; diversity; gays; gaystoppo; homosexualagenda; homosexualmarriage; homosexuals; massachusetts; moralabsolutes; moralphobia; nannystate; publicschools; publikskoolz; tolerantleft
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These people are absolutely disgusting!
1 posted on 06/14/2006 3:57:49 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 06/14/2006 3:59:22 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: wagglebee
More tolerance from the Leftist fanatics.

Oh. But didn't you know: They're "deserving" of such respect.

3 posted on 06/14/2006 4:00:11 PM PDT by Reactionary (The Barking of the Native Moonbat is the Sound of Moral Nitwittery)
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To: DaveLoneRanger; Tired of Taxes

You may want this for your homeschool list.


4 posted on 06/14/2006 4:00:16 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: wagglebee
“We’re trying to be patient and tolerant," said Parker when asked if he was considering pulling his son out of the school. "We’re trying to hang on to the notion that the schools are for every child and for everyone.

I have to say that I'm underwhelmed by Mr. Parker's decision to put his son's physical and emotional safety at risk to make a point about how terrific government schooling is. Frankly, it makes me wonder what's wrong with him.

5 posted on 06/14/2006 4:00:40 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I am not singing to get to the end of the song.)
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To: wagglebee
There is no way these kids were not put up to this. At their age they are not passionate enough about any political cause to take it upon themselves to do this. One has to look no further than the School Administration and the Teachers to find the culprits.

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What We Are About To Do Here Is What The Good Lord Would Call A Cleansing of the Wicked. I Call It A Good Old Fashioned Texas Ass Kicking.
6 posted on 06/14/2006 4:02:00 PM PDT by speed_addiction (And the Lord said, "Who shall I send? Who will stand for us?" Said I, "Here I am...Send me.")
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To: wagglebee
There is no doubt in my mind that 7 year old children learned this hatred from their parents.

Liberals say they are for tolerance, but that is lie. Just as "peace" activists are not for peace.

7 posted on 06/14/2006 4:02:46 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: wagglebee
"their current principle"

Passed the spell checker, eh?

8 posted on 06/14/2006 4:02:57 PM PDT by bvw
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To: wagglebee

If it were my kid, there'd be a big can of Whoop-Ass being opened up right about now...


9 posted on 06/14/2006 4:03:16 PM PDT by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: wagglebee

anti-gay bashing?


10 posted on 06/14/2006 4:03:43 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: wagglebee

They're evil. And he needs to get his son out of there NOW.


11 posted on 06/14/2006 4:04:47 PM PDT by Nickname
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To: wagglebee
I certainly understand why more and more parents are pulling their children out of public schools.

and it will only matter when we can pull OUR money (heavy property taxes in my state) out with our kids. Otherwise what does the government school care that I don't send my kids to their school?
12 posted on 06/14/2006 4:04:57 PM PDT by socialismisinsidious ( The socialist income tax system turns US citizens into beggars or quitters!)
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To: wagglebee

Isn't this a hate crime?


13 posted on 06/14/2006 4:05:09 PM PDT by ScholarWarrior
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To: wagglebee

Zeel without wisdom.


14 posted on 06/14/2006 4:05:20 PM PDT by Spirited (`)
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To: wagglebee
"You can be certain that if this happened to a child with homosexual parents more would be made of this and that 'lessons' lawsuits demanding the teaching tolerance and diversity of homosexual behavior normalization would be forced upon the young children.""

That is more accurate.
15 posted on 06/14/2006 4:05:36 PM PDT by DocRock
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To: wagglebee

Homeschooling is the only way to go these days. The ONLY way.


16 posted on 06/14/2006 4:05:38 PM PDT by Fudd Fan (Help get Murtha out of Congress- donate at http://www.irey.com/)
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To: Tax-chick
There is nothing "wrong with him."

He is fighting evil forces that attacked the most helpless member of his family - a seven year old boy.

Shame on you for blaming the Parker family in all of this.

I suppose your best "solution" is for that family to sell their house, abandon their life, and run away.

How about if we punish the school and the adults who have organized this persecution campaign against an innocent family whose only crime is not caving into perversion and indoctrination?

17 posted on 06/14/2006 4:06:07 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: socialismisinsidious
Otherwise what does the government school care that I don't send my kids to their school?

They get state and federal $ based on attendance, so they lose money if your child is not there. Also, they don't want competition, no matter who's paying. Ultimately, it's about the ownership of your children.

18 posted on 06/14/2006 4:06:58 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I am not singing to get to the end of the song.)
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To: wagglebee
Lived in Boston for about ten years. When my husband and I got married, we decided to relocate to Florida. We never considered raising children up there.

Lexington is just outside of uber lefty Cambridge, where all the good, 'tolerant' left wingers raise their little brown-shirts. Diseased, hopeless place. They can rot up there, for all I'm concerned.

19 posted on 06/14/2006 4:07:54 PM PDT by RepoGirl ("Bobby, if you weren't my son... I'd hug you...")
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To: fhayek
And there you have it. The real truth. Just like reverse discrimination.
20 posted on 06/14/2006 4:08:00 PM PDT by satchmodog9 (Most people stand on the tracks and never even hear the train coming)
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To: wagglebee

It's ok because his father is pro family. If his father had been gay, lawyers from so called "civil rights" organizations would have trampled each other filing lawsuits.


21 posted on 06/14/2006 4:08:08 PM PDT by BinaryBoy
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To: wagglebee
"During the recess period, a group of 8-10 kids suddenly surrounded Jacob and grabbed him. He was taken around the corner of the school building out of sight of the patrolling aides, with the taunting and encouragement of other kids. Jacob was then positioned against the wall for what appeared to be a well planned and coordinated assault.”

As a teacher, I'd say that if the playground monitors were "oblivious" to something like this, especially involving this many children, they need to be at the least disciplined, and perhaps fired.

They're either incompetent or complicit, and I'd hate to think that adults were complicit in something of this nature.

22 posted on 06/14/2006 4:08:48 PM PDT by Amelia (Education exists to overcome ignorance, not validate it.)
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To: wagglebee; Admin Moderator

BTT for all to read


23 posted on 06/14/2006 4:08:50 PM PDT by sully777 (wWBBD: What would Brian Boitano do?)
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To: DTogo
I bet the Parker child was Targeted by agents recruited by NAMBLA or some other Liberal Democratic organization.
24 posted on 06/14/2006 4:09:08 PM PDT by H. Paul Pressler IV
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To: Tax-chick

Believe me with my property taxes they would notice a whole lot more if I could take my money and apply it to the small private school that my kids attend.

Besides competition is a wonderful thing for a market.


25 posted on 06/14/2006 4:09:53 PM PDT by socialismisinsidious ( The socialist income tax system turns US citizens into beggars or quitters!)
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To: wagglebee
Paul B. Ash, Ph. D., Superintendent (781) 861-2550

pash@sch.ci.lexington.ma.us

26 posted on 06/14/2006 4:10:10 PM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: wagglebee
Great!
The perverts' indoctrination program is paying dividends already.

They got efficient little 6th grade storm troopers now...

27 posted on 06/14/2006 4:10:11 PM PDT by Publius6961 (Multiculturalism is the white flag of a dying country)
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To: wagglebee

now... why do I suspect adult involvement in and/or instigation of the attack?


28 posted on 06/14/2006 4:10:34 PM PDT by King Prout (many complain I am overly literal... this would not be a problem if fewer people were under-precise)
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To: wagglebee

Yes this is the left and democrat values of tolerance and diversity. If you disagree with them they simply try to shut you up by inflicting violence and insults. Children, women and blacks recieve no pity - all of their hate is justified - conservative blacks are called "oreos", babies are murdered and its called a choice, rape victims are laughed at if their perp is a democrat president. Yes this is the left - evil, racism and hate.

We wont hear a single word about this from the mainstream media but we can rest assured that if it was the other way around then they would be playing this as the lead story.

The left disgusts me more and more... thank God for conservatives with backbones who understand that this is a war worth fighting (aka Ann Coulter).


29 posted on 06/14/2006 4:11:03 PM PDT by sasafras (("Licentiousness destroyes order, and when chaos ensues, the yearning for order will destroy freedom)
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To: SkyPilot
A 7 yr old boy .. on his hands and knees .. trying to recover from a bunch of kids staring at you while you try not to cry in front of them as a bully whips on you ... and have those other kids continue the pain and humiliation ...

I'm trembling with anger right now ...

30 posted on 06/14/2006 4:11:08 PM PDT by knarf (A place where anyone can learn anything ... especially that which promotes clear thinking.)
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To: wagglebee

Lexington, MA

Totally out of control.


31 posted on 06/14/2006 4:11:40 PM PDT by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: wagglebee
“I certainly don’t want to vilify the children in this,” he said. ..

Case closed. Business as usual. Nothing to see here. Move along.

32 posted on 06/14/2006 4:12:45 PM PDT by JoeSixPack1
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To: wagglebee

Words cannot describe the outrage I feel with these pubic school skunks.


34 posted on 06/14/2006 4:14:08 PM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: wagglebee

These children are recruited by adults who know the children will not be prosecuted for hate crimes.

Oh but don't we dare make any comments or complain about this or the media will be all over us. Totally disgusting.


35 posted on 06/14/2006 4:14:22 PM PDT by seawolf101
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ISN'T THIS A HATE CRIME?

Sorry. That's only when it happens to "them".

36 posted on 06/14/2006 4:15:00 PM PDT by Johnny Crab (Escapee from Chocolate Town)
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To: MAexile

Nothing a couple of 500 lb bombs can't fix.


37 posted on 06/14/2006 4:15:12 PM PDT by InsensitiveConservative
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To: speed_addiction

Exactly. The people who poisoned these children's minds like this belong in prison.


38 posted on 06/14/2006 4:16:05 PM PDT by darkangel82
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To: wagglebee

I KNEW this was Massachusetts before I even opened the thread.


39 posted on 06/14/2006 4:17:09 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (New England...the Sodom and Gomorrah of the 21st Century, and they're proud of it!)
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To: wagglebee

These liberal teachers are brain washing the children


40 posted on 06/14/2006 4:17:31 PM PDT by vigilante2 (Thank You Veterans)
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To: wagglebee

Huge HATE-crime going on with 7 year olds and their homo-activist parents. These "kids" had better be expelled from school forever. They are a danger to society. I'm foaming-at-the-mouth angry!! How dare they take their deviant behavior and lack of any conscience out on an innocent 7 year old boy.


41 posted on 06/14/2006 4:18:27 PM PDT by PLOM...NOT! (Checking in from Wisconsin)
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To: Tax-chick
I have to say that I'm underwhelmed by Mr. Parker's decision to put his son's physical and emotional safety at risk to make a point about how terrific government schooling is. Frankly, it makes me wonder what's wrong with him.

I'm very sorry to see this happen to Parker's son, but this is what I predicted here about a year ago when I said Parker had used his kids as pawns. Most here thought differently. But much of the story has been distorted on these Lexington threads, much more in Parker's favor than it really was. Unfortunately, it's always the children who pay.

42 posted on 06/14/2006 4:19:11 PM PDT by MACVSOG68
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To: SkyPilot

"How about if we punish the school and the adults who have organized this persecution campaign against an innocent family whose only crime is not caving into perversion and indoctrination?"

I'm with you on this one...


43 posted on 06/14/2006 4:19:26 PM PDT by M0sby (((PROUD WIFE of MSgt Edwards USMC)))
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To: Amelia
They're either incompetent or complicit, and I'd hate to think that adults were complicit in something of this nature.

Of course they were.

44 posted on 06/14/2006 4:20:37 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (New England...the Sodom and Gomorrah of the 21st Century, and they're proud of it!)
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To: SkyPilot

I have to say if I lived in Massachusetts, i would be looking into moing to another state.


45 posted on 06/14/2006 4:20:58 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (The fourth estate is a fifth column.)
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To: wagglebee

The children know the end score of politically correct indoctrination. Prune the dissenting conservatives and their families from the "herd".

"we'd stone Henry Hyde and his family...."

Squash the despots. They do NOT believe in tolerance or freedom.


46 posted on 06/14/2006 4:21:07 PM PDT by weegee ("Hitler dead in bunker by own hand, war rages on")
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To: wagglebee

Huh. Sudden flashbacks to my own grade school experiences, after questioning the existence of Jesus. Thugs all-round, I suppose.


47 posted on 06/14/2006 4:21:52 PM PDT by orionblamblam (I'm interested in science and preventing its corruption, so here I am.)
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To: wagglebee

I didn't see "hate crime" anywhere.


48 posted on 06/14/2006 4:22:02 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: bvw

They probably DID put it through spell check--but spell check would have had no problem with the word.


49 posted on 06/14/2006 4:22:56 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must)
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To: wagglebee

“We’re trying to be patient and tolerant," said Parker.

To hell with that.


50 posted on 06/14/2006 4:23:22 PM PDT by MrCruncher
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