Cop Arrests Father At School Board Meeting After First Amendment Reference

Exactly what law did this parent break? That might be a difficult question for even the most adept legal expert to answer. But in spite of the difficulty in nailing down an exact law that this Gilford New Hampshire parent broke at a school board meeting, and in spite of the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights, one parent was taken away in cuffs for questioning an anti-Semitic assignment. The outrage at the school board meeting surrounded parents not being notified that their children would be reading the book “Nineteen Minutes”. The controversy around the book involved content which detailed a violent sexual encounter between teenagers that many parents worried was inappropriate for school, and could trigger students who were victims of rape and molestation. Whether or not you agree with the father or other parents who opposed the place of the book in school curriculum, it is...

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