NEW HAMPSHIRE school officials confiscate student’s American flag which they consider to be a potential weapon

A New Hampshire woman is upset that middle school officials confiscated her autistic son’s American flag because the rod it was attached to was deemed a safety hazard and, the mother claims, a possible ‘weapon.’

Theresa Stevens, of Dover, says her 12-year-old son, Shawn, brought the small flag to school to show friends. He had received it as a gift from a family friend whose son is in Afghanistan. “When he saw how upset the mother of this boy is that’s going to Afghanistan, he wanted to do everything in his power to show support for her son,” Mrs. Stevens told WMUR-TV:

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BNI READER ‘bains’ sent me a similar story about a Middle School in California…but with a happier ending.

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