Washington School Bans Pro-Police Flag, Claims it’s ‘Political,’ but Permits BLM and LGBT Messages

A teacher in Washington state was ordered to take down a pro-police flag in her classroom over claims it is a “political symbol,” while messages supporting Black Lives Matter and LGBT pride flags are allowed in the school.

“They told her that it’s controversial to have that flag up. That it makes kids and staff feel unsafe, which to me, that does not make sense at all,” the teacher’s brother, Chris Sutherland, told “The Jason Rantz Show” on KTTH of the situation.

Sutherland is a former police officer with the Marysville Police Department in Washington, and his sister had hung the “Thin Blue Line” flag to support him in her classroom at Marysville Middle School. The flag was also surrounded by photos of her brother.

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  1. Take anything political, even quasi-political out of the classroom. I’m not in agreement with the BLM, Antifa, or police flags being up in the classroom. Seems like a lot of today’s battles have to do with classrooms and school boards. Something’s amiss.

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