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January 21, 2013
Five year old girl suspended from school for making 'terrorist threat'
Her "terrorist threat" consisted of suggesting that she and a classmate should shoot each other with bubbles. Her weapon? A "Hello Kitty automatic bubble blower." No, this is not an Onion story. ABC News: The kindergartner, who attends Mount Carmel Area Elementary School in Pennsylvania, caught administrators' attention after suggesting she and a classmate should shoot each other with bubbles. "I think people know how harmless a bubble is. It doesn't hurt," said Robin Ficker, an attorney for the girl's family. According to Ficker, the girl, whose identity has not been released, didn't even have the bubble gun toy with her at school. The kindergartner was ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation during her 10-day suspension, which was later reduced to two days. The evaluation deemed the girl normal and not a threat to others, Ficker said. The girl's family is considering a lawsuit against the school to get the blemish - all because of bubbles - off their...(Read Full Post)