Wat?. . School says deaf boy' s name looks too much like gun gesture by Lauren Ewell Posted: Auguster, T. 56 PM Updated: Auguster, 3: 15 PM El s Categories: Com
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School says deaf boy' s name looks too much like gun
gesture
by Lauren Ewell Posted: Auguster, T. 56 PM Updated: Auguster, 3: 15 PM El s
Categories: Community, World
A Nebraska family is fighting tor
their deaf son' s rig ht to continue
using his own name after school
officials told them it was
inappropriate and must be
changed.
Th ) Hunter Spanker Th resews Hunter Spa nger has been told
USES a type assign language his signed name looks too much like a gun by
Signing Exact English (Set) to school " ciaos. (. earn)
communicate and signs his name
by crossing his [nalex finger and mkettle finger and then wagging his
hands.
Drawing upon a policy that forbids "any instrument that looks like a
weapon," Grand Island Public School board officials say that Hunter' s
name looks too much like a gun gesture to be used in school.
It' s a symbol. It' s an actual sign, a registered sign, through Set," said
Spanker' s father, Brian, to KOLN in Grand Island, Nebraska "HE' S deaf,
and his name sign, they say, is a violation of their weapons policy"
I ' T WANT tif, HUI
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Submitted: 08/29/2012
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#50 - roytmustang (08/30/2012) [+] (6 replies)
BURN THE SCHOOL DOWN AND SEE HOW THAT VIOLATES THE WEAPONS POLICY!
BURN THE SCHOOL DOWN AND SEE HOW THAT VIOLATES THE WEAPONS POLICY!
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#89 - SilentRaver (08/30/2012) [+] (1 reply)
I want to go visit this school, not to protest with everyone else, they all have that taken care of.
But I want to see a kid during recess playing cowboys and indians with his friends make a gun gesture with his hands, and then get drop kicked in the face out of ******* no where by a grown man in riot gear, maced while unconscious, and dragged away in a police cruiser to undergo psychiatric evaluation and interrogation to figure out the motive behind the murder plot he was were suggesting on the playground.

"When asked why he made a gun threat toward Abdul on the playground, 6 year old Michael responded through tears, 'is c-cause we were playin' and he w-wa-was a indians'. Leading investigators to suspect a racial motivation, and dispatch officers to search Abdul's home for evidence of terrorism as a precaution. More details soon."
#125 - DrollHumor ONLINE (08/30/2012) [-]
Quoth George Carlin:

"You see now they're thinking about banning toy guns, and they're going to keep the ******* real ones! "
User avatar #124 - FizzleFazzle (08/30/2012) [+] (4 replies)
At my elementary school we couldn't high five because it shows violence and we could miss and hit each other in the face....
User avatar #117 - jewlube (08/30/2012) [+] (2 replies)
>me in 3rd grade
>Draw Trunks from DBZ with sword on his back in art class
>Teacher sees it and freaks out thinking it's going through him
>she tells the principal who calls my parents and tells them to get down there
>Me, my parents, principal, teacher, and a cop have a conference
>They don't listen to me when I say it's on his back not through
>I had to attend counseling for awhile and parents don't let me watch DBZ anymore
#5 - flameprintz ONLINE (08/29/2012) [+] (1 reply)
MFW
MFW
#38 - lolme (08/29/2012) [+] (2 replies)
Why does almost always this stupid 						****					 come from America?
Why does almost always this stupid **** come from America?
User avatar #13 - ericzxvc (08/29/2012) [+] (1 reply)
America, where you can own a gun, but can't imitate a gun with your hands
#48 - marycontrary (08/29/2012) [-]
Guys don't say "fun" at school. It sounds too much like "gun," so the school's armed guards will have to shoot you.
#115 - qazlord (08/30/2012) [+] (1 reply)
who in the flying **** could be this arrogant
#39 - eruptinganus (08/29/2012) [-]
Wow nice one you ******* morons. As if that child isn't deprived enough, you want to get a deaf kid to change his name, because when he tries to tell people his name he has to make out a gun with his hands... OHH **** HIS HANDS ARE SHAPED LIKE A GUN! He is suddenly a health and safety threat. Sincerely to those ******* nitwits that made this decision: Go shove your ******* retarded policy up your ass and I hope you get hit by lightening. Ohh and i'm extremely butthurt because I have a friend who is deaf and can't speak.
User avatar #72 - durkadurka (08/30/2012) [+] (2 replies)
Apparently regulations and rules allow people to defy common ******* sense.

Schools are way too uptight about guns. You so much as whisper "gun" and a ******* SWAT team bursts through the windows.

It shouldn't matter what the kid's name looks like, it's his name.
User avatar #138 - letmetellyouastory (08/30/2012) [+] (2 replies)
They can't do that. That's depriving him of his rights.
User avatar #20 - kieranbaker (08/29/2012) [+] (4 replies)
Being politically correct is gay.
#91 - ferralone (08/30/2012) [+] (3 replies)
Somebody get us some info on this school. We should spam their Email and 						****					 with images of guns and gifs of people get shot and 						****
Somebody get us some info on this school. We should spam their Email and **** with images of guns and gifs of people get shot and ****
#82 - bazda (08/30/2012) [-]
I hope the school gets the **** sued out of them, but I also hope for some more satisfactory, 4chan style justice.
#113 - anonymous (08/30/2012) [-]
Welcome to America
Where getting a gun is easier than jerking off, but if you make a gesture that looks even REMOTELY like a finger gun, God help you. If my rage could be converted to electricity, it could make a light bulb glow so bright that even the deepest corners of sunken R'lyeh would look like a goddamn rave
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