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    Students Suspended for refusing to wear LGBT poppy

    This is insane. These kids need as much support as we can give them!

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    BREAKING: Students suspended from Canadian high school for refusing to wear rainbow poppy

    Anna Slatz, 3 hours ago 2 min

    The 17-year-old cousin of a former Conservative MP hopeful in the 2019 federal election and her friend have apparently been suspended from Stonewall Collegiate for refusing to wear a rainbow poppy.

    Cyara Bird of the Little Black River First Nation, who was on the ballot for the Churchill-Keewatinook Aski riding of northern Manitoba this past election, took to Twitter tonight to express her anger after learning her cousin and another student had both been suspended for “hate speech” after rejecting the idea that rainbow poppies should replace the traditional red-and-black ones worn during their school’s Remembrance Day performance.

    The young woman, who is half African-Canadian, asked instead to wear the red-and-black poppy traditional to the festivities, finding the rainbow poppy “disrespectful” to the World War 2 veterans in her family. Upon expressing her opinion, she and another student who shared her sentiment were sent to the principal’s office. According to Bird, the girl’s parents were not notified until after the suspension was applied.

    Cyara Bird@CyaraBird

    My 17 year old cousin was suspended today... want to know why? Her choir teacher was demanding that the choir wear rainbow poppies during their performance in the Remembrance Day ceremony. She and another student rejected that idea, and both were suspended for “hate speech.”


    4:57 PM - Nov 6, 2019

    Bird also posted a message from her cousin’s father which read that the young woman had attempted to record the school administrators admonishing her using her cellphone, but that they noticed and confiscated her phone in response.

    Speaking to The Post Millennial, Bird said her cousin, Nathalie, had attempted to record the suspension orders in her voice memos application, wanting to show her parents what was happening. When the principal saw, her cellphone was “snatched away” and she was told there would be “consequences” if she posted about the suspension on social media or went to the press.

    Natalie will not be allowed to return to school until after Remembrance Day.

    Bird believes the suspension is unjust, and will negatively impact her cousin’s self-esteem.

    “At 17, you are growing into yourself, you are learning to speak out against things you think are wrong.” she says, “What kind of message does this send to a young woman? That they are not supposed to speak out against something they disagree with.”

    Rainbow poppies were introduced as a concept in 2016 by some LGBT groups in a push they say is to honour LGBT veterans, but it has caused controversyamongst those who say it is unnecessary, with the red poppy honouring all veterans regardless of sexuality.

    Bird, whose grandfather is a World War 2 veteran, expressed frustration at the entire ordeal. “The pride we have because of our grandfather fighting in World War 2 is strong. We all wear poppies. [Natalie] was not opposing wearing one—she just did not want to wear one she felt was disrespectful to the veterans.”

    The Post Millennial has reached out to Stonewall Collegiate for confirmation but has not heard back by the time of publication.
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    I wonder if the Legion will sue the school.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RangeBob View Post
    I wonder if the Legion will sue the school.
    The national coast to coast to coast standard of “complain but roll over and take it” will probably prevail.
    Maybe the Legion a vets org will show some guts??
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    Her choir teacher was demanding that the choir wear rainbow poppies during their performance in the Remembrance Day ceremony.
    How's about you f*** off with your nonsense?
    Poppies are to commemorate millions of men getting blown into little bits, you aren't going to co-opt it for your favourite little pet freakshow.
    I would really like to see this SJW fired and forbidden from teaching or being near children.
    Financially ruined and publicly humiliated would be nice touches, but might be asking for a bit much.
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    "Speaking to The Post Millennial, Bird said her cousin, Nathalie, had attempted to record the suspension orders in her voice memos application, wanting to show her parents what was happening. When the principal saw, her cellphone was “snatched away” and she was told there would be “consequences” if she posted about the suspension on social media or went to the press."


    Show that Marxist bastard principal the insides of a commercial meat grinder that has not been cleaned for two weeks. Then let it and the entire faculty spend weeks on end in water soaked mud pits with no end in sight. Remembrance Day has many facets to our lives but being hijacked by some radical progressive to further their perverted agenda is not one of them. If I was to send my kids to school wearing the Parteiadler or Iron Cross in rainbow colours to remember the sacrifices made by German ancestors, there would be hell to pay. Send those responsible to re-education camps. Remembrance Day is for remembering, not social indoctrination.
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    Alberta is trying hard to return to sanity.

    Canada is infested with insane and stupid progressives.

    You take away your money from them and they might have a useful revelation.

    Effin' parasites in Ottawa.


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    You know the older I get,(I'm 70 now) the more I dislike the progressives,the sacrifices that ALL Soldiers made for our Freedoms should not be forgotten.Geez I'm pizzed this AM to read something like this.

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    Wow the one Facebook page for the school is starting to get bombarded by people over this

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