The boy from Denham Springs High School with long hair, who was suspended because his hair was too long to suit the principal and the ACLU backed the principal up, so in the process the boy was suspended.
This is a rediculous action by the school. What they should be asking is how long has this practice been going on? I for one do not like the majority of the things that the ACLU does because I think they are detrimental to us.
They can take a mole hill and turn it into a mountain. The ACLU has done so much to eliminate things that were once natural and common place, and that were changed because a small group of people did not like what was happening. Just as one commenter stated, the ACLU is the main reason we have so much crime today.
Who was the idiot that thought up the “THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION” ? Did anyone think of tarring and feathering him/her? That is what should have been done.
Now back to this students long hair and his being suspended for it’s length. Just as Muslim girls have the right to wear their hair covered, if his religious beliefs and culture states that he should wear his hair this way, I think that he should be accorded the same freedom of expression as the female Muslim. If he were Muslim, would he be permitted to wear a beard?
Those people that are saying it is wrong and want him to go against his religion is wrong. Do they tell a Jewish boy he can’t wear his little cap (the name of it is unknown to me)? Do they stop the Muslims from praying at the time their religion says they should pray? The answers to these question is no they don’t, so why restrict Seth Chaisson?
I have to agree that a lot of the stuff that the ACLU is doing and are doing is good, but at the sametime a lot of the things they are doing, they should keep their noses out of.
They have aided and made possible many needed changes in the work place. They have clamped down on big business and made them do things they never would have done without the ACLU. But most of the kids I grew up with got spankings and I don’t know one that was truly injured. I know that there were children that were abused and I know that there are still kids that are being abused, and as long as there are people walking on this earth, there will be children that will be abused. But who was it that decided that a child that was getting a spanking and not being abused should have the right to call the police on his or her parents? Children are going to rebel and time-outs will not make a child do right.
Many years back the federal government stopped assisting people in teaching young adults discipline when they cut out the draft. That was one thing that the government had established that was teaching young men how to live good respectful lives. It gave them a career and did their best to keep the majority out of jail. True enough there were some that slipped through the cracks, but the most made it out and became good citizens.
So to those that complain about the ACLU, I can hear what you are saying but I can also say that I am not a religious person but if you ask me, you have a right to serve whomever you want in whatever way you see fit and no one has the right to try and stop you. And speaking for young Seth Chaisson, I am sure that his way of serving his God did not just start. And the people that are talking against his way of serving, ask yourselves how would you like it if they would place a ban on your making the sign of the cross on your chest, I can remember not too many years back the Catholic Church did not want it’s members reading the Holy Bible. I don’t know if the ‘Catholic Church still has rules against it but at one time the church did not want it’s members being Masons, but the priest could be a thirty-third degree mason, (I think that is the degree).
So why be a bigot? I ask that question. What does hair have to do with learning? Where did lice enter into the picture when long hair is concerned, don’t girls have long hair. Every girl with long hair does not have lice. Lots of girls with short hair have lice. Check out the boys and girls that have body lice, (better known as crabs). Should everyone shave their pubic hair. I think that just about covers the complete subject. Enough said………Forget the ACLU……..