Indigenous Students Punished for not Standing for Pledge of Allegiance


Who shows the highest degree of ignorance?
“….their decision not to honor people who committed genocide against the indigenous peoples of this continent. When one of the students explained to the teacher her reasoning for not standing, she was told dismissively, “Your ancestors are dead.” SMH …

United States Hypocrisy

A pair of students in North California who chose not to salute the U.S. flag and cite the pledge of allegiance during class were punished by their teacher, who lowered the students’ grades because of their decision not to honor people who committed genocide against the indigenous peoples of this continent. When one of the students explained to the teacher her reasoning for not standing, she was told dismissively, “Your ancestors are dead.”

LOWER LAKE (KPIX 5) — A Lake County teacher is facing consequences for threatening to punish two students who opted out of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in school. While the teen students had their grades suffer because of their stance, now the school district superintendent is standing behind the young women. Leilani Thomas won’t say…

via Superintendent Backs Lower Lake Teens Who Won’t Say Pledge Of Allegiance — CBS San Francisco

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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