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School Asks Student to Remove U.S. Marine Corps T-Shirt

A young Illinois middle school student wore a T-shirt with a U.S. Marines logo on the front. The shirt had also had an image of two guns on it, which provoked a teacher at the boy’s school to threaten him with suspension.

Daniel McIntyre, 44, of Genoa, told FoxNews.com that his 14-year-old son, Michael, was asked to remove the T-shirt by eighth-grade teacher Karen Deverell during reading class at Genoa-Kingston Middle School on Monday. Deverell, citing the school’s dress code, said the garment’s interlocking rifles was problematic and had to be removed from sight, McIntyre said.

“My son is very proud of the Marines, and, in fact, of all the services,” McIntyre said. “So he wears it with pride. There are two rifles crossed underneath the word ‘Marines’ on the shirt, but to me that should be overlooked. It’s more about the Marines instead of the rifles.”

McIntyre said his son was initially threatened with suspension before complying with Deverell’s request to turn it inside out. He has worn the T-shirt to school many times before without incident, McIntyre said.

“He was upset, he couldn’t understand it,” he continued. “He couldn’t understand why a teacher would make him do that.”

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  • the mainstream media sure has done a great job with their fear mongering propraganda when the mere image of a gun puts fear in adults

  • fear in adults? Not these pathetic losers. Change schools or homeschool. The anti American jerks backed by the Commie NEA should be thrown out and keep the patriotic kids.