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Another child taken down over Zoom due to a toy gun..

Postby Bruenor » Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:31 am

I hope the kid got an A on that assignment, since he was so successful they called the police. Should have warped the curve so badly that all the other students failed the assignment.

https://www.rutherford.org/publications ... look_scary

The Rutherford Institute has come to the defense of a North Carolina student who was suspended from school and reported to police for possessing a look-alike weapon and making a threat after he displayed a toy gun during a virtual class as part of a Halloween assignment to “look scary.” In a letter to the principal of Socrates Academy in Matthews, N.C., Rutherford Institute attorneys are demanding that the weapons charges be removed from the child’s school records.


On October 27, a sixth grader at Socrates Academy was participating from home in a Chinese class via Zoom when the teacher asked students to make a scary face when asked “Trick or Treat” as part of a Halloween activity. When this particular sixth grader’s turn came, he wordlessly pointed a broken toy gun at the computer screen as his scary gesture. It was the only time the toy appeared during the class. Afterwards, the teacher reported the incident to the Academy’s principal. School officials subsequently suspended the boy until November 2 for violating school policies banning weapons and threatening another student. The incident was also reported to the police, who visited the child’s home to conduct a “safety check.”


Not sure how a toy gun constitutes a weapons charge.
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Re: Another child taken down over Zoom due to a toy gun..

Postby skylinechiliboi » Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:53 am

Jeez, what's next? Attacking kids as drug dealers for an aspirin bottle?
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Re: Another child taken down over Zoom due to a toy gun..

Postby WhyNot » Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:50 am

actually, according to Ohio law. A reasonable fax simile firearm in the school setting, can be considered just like a gun?

The only other video case I know about this is, toy gun hanging in the background.this time could possibly.... possibly be different because the kid held the gun right in the video


he probably could have frightened them much worser, by showing a picture of Jesus.or a Bible 8)
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Re: Another child taken down over Zoom due to a toy gun..

Postby bignflnut » Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:45 am

Chinese class....lesson in culture...

I kid...America is the home of the free and the land of the brave, afterall...and Trump is such an effective Champion of individual gun rights that charging a 6th grader with a toy is ludicrous. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Another child taken down over Zoom due to a toy gun..

Postby docachna » Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:56 pm

The incident was also reported to the police, who visited the child’s home to conduct a “safety check.”


I'm sorry -- you're here for a WHAT ??!? And you want to come in MY HOME ??

Uh.....no.
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Re: Another child taken down over Zoom due to a toy gun..

Postby WY_Not » Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:09 am

Exactly. Come back with a warrant. Till then, get bent.

docachna wrote:
The incident was also reported to the police, who visited the child’s home to conduct a “safety check.”


I'm sorry -- you're here for a WHAT ??!? And you want to come in MY HOME ??

Uh.....no.
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