Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Zero Tolerance Insanity: Deaf Three-Year-Old’s Hand Sign for His Name Said to Violate “Weapons Policy”

"Hunter Spanjer says his name with a certain special hand gesture, but at just three and a half years old, he may have to change it.

“He’s deaf, and his name sign, they say, is a violation of their weapons policy,” explained Hunter’s father, Brian Spanjer.

Grand Island’s “Weapons in Schools” Board Policy 8470 forbids “any instrument…that looks like a weapon,”     [Patterico]

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