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Teen suspended after refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance

A Texas teen says he was given a two-day in-school suspension for refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.  Mason Michalec said he strongly opposed the U.S. government for spying on citizens and he disagrees with many of the internet laws. The 15-year-old had been refusing to stand for the Pledge for most of the year, but when a different teacher noticed his silent protest he was written up.

 

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7 Comments to “Teen suspended after refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance”

    Jason said:
    May 9, 2014 at 8:55 PM

    I don't agree with the GGovernment leaders we have either but this is a punk kid move

    Fank said:
    May 10, 2014 at 12:11 AM

    When will people learn that eating raw onions is not good.

    Amy said:
    May 10, 2014 at 12:32 AM

    America …. Love it or leave it. For once a school district got it right. You won’t see that in the north east. Just went through mass on Mass turn pike and a sign said . Changing lanes use YAH BLINKAH. And no I’m not kidding

      Joe said:
      May 10, 2014 at 2:36 PM

      That has something to do with this issue? MA has many more problems than colloquial jest on a road sign. The admonition to use turn signals when changing lanes is something PA might adopt if it doesn't interfere with texting too much.

    Amy said:
    May 10, 2014 at 6:22 AM

    Our country is not the gov but the people

    Joe said:
    May 10, 2014 at 11:53 AM

    He is well within his rights to stand for nothing. Hence, he will fall for anything and the result is predictable and well deserved. BUT, it is his right to do so.

    Gary said:
    May 10, 2014 at 6:28 PM

    Tell the kid to stand because there is military people who wish there could stand. Make sure he is first in line to serve his country.

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