Posted May 27, 2016 3:45 pm by Comments

By Jenn Jacques

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Earlier this week, I shared the story of 18-year-old Flushing High School senior Andrew Eichorn with our readers.

Andrew, who is also the captain of the school’s skeet shooting team, was suspended by Associate Principal Deb Goldstein after he refused to turn his t-shirt inside out. The shirt, which Andrew received as a Christmas present, bears the NRA logo in the front and the saying “Keep Calm and Carry Guns” on the back. Ms. Goldstein claimed the shirt “promoted weapons and violence”.

We were contacted by the school this afternoon via Twitter asking us to review an official statement from the school regarding the incident:

@seanburk1 @BearingArmsCom Please see a statement from Flushing Community School at https://t.co/Amu9foTwUO.

— Flushing Schools (@FlushingSchools) May 27, 2016

In response to the article, as well as phone calls from parents and alumni, the Flushing Michigan Schools issued the following press release:

The press release reads:

The Flushing Community Schools recognizes and respects the rights of all students and families within the Flushing community, including the First Amendment right of free expression. The District’s dress code policy as currently written and implemented as it relates to this …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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