Georgia School ‘Locked Down’ Because Kid Brought Confederate Flag to School

Three kids were suspended at a high school in Georgia because one of them dared to bring a Confederate flag into the school, reports say.

So, what we have here is a kid with a flag and black kids attacking him over it at a school in Polk County, Georgia. The school insisted that it all had nothing to do with freedom of speech.

He said the sophomore, who is white, then walked through the cafeteria before school started onto the courtyard with the Confederate battle flag strapped to his backpack. That’s where he was confronted by two African-American students.

“They wanted to confront him about what he had on his back pack. What did they say? Hey man why you doing that,” said Cupp.

Principal Cupp also said shoving and exchange of words among the students was minimal because staff broke it up within minutes. He said no weapons were found. But later in the morning, the school was put through a lockdown drill with students kept in class after rumors of other students bringing Confederate battle flags surfaced.

“We just did that as a precautionary situation to help maintain and control what could have been a bad situation,” said Cupp.

He said all three students involved were suspended for the disruption which had nothing to do with Freedom of Speech.

“When you become a distraction where students can’t learn because of a distraction then that needs to be removed,” said Cupp.

Here we go again.

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