Tuesday, December 4, 2012

NC School Censoring 1st Grader’s Poem

How low has our society stooped when a child is censored by a school? What can a child say or write about without a school district getting offended and distressed?


A school district in North Carolina told a first-grade student that a poem commemorating her grandfathers’ military service couldn't include the word “God,” because one member (read that again “one member”) of the community didn’t like it.

The Alliance Defending Freedom is fighting the school district concerning the child’s freedom of speech. In a letter sent to the McDowell County Schools in Marion, N.C. ADF lawyers pointed out that, the censorship “was a violation of her First Amendment rights.”

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