School censors heterosexuals
A group of students at Rio Linda High School in California exercised their first amendment rights by wearing t-shirts that condemned another student effort to highlight the struggles of homosexuals. One protestor’s t-shirt said “Sodomy is a sin” and had passages from the bible, while other students wrote “gay pride” on their bodies. However, only students against homosexuality were suspended. It seems everyone is treated equally at the school but some are treated more equally than others. Homosexuals have free speech rights but religious activists are suppressed.
The principal asked the protesters to remove their t-shirts and those who refused were suspended for two days. The principal said the protesters were suspended for disrupting the school and disobeying authority. We’re all still waiting to learn why people writing “gay pride” on their bodies is less disruptive than wearing a t-shirt.
While the protest was staged in the school, another handful of students protested outside of the school. The police monitored the protest outside but did not intervene.
Once again, our neighbors have used the government schools/indoctrination centers to promote one point of view instead of a discussion about a topic. The mini-totalitarian principal at Rio Linda could have allowed both point of views but instead sided with one over the other. Fortunately, a few students recognized the hypocrisy of the situation and refused to remove their shirts.