Students suspended from Canadian high school for refusing to wear rainbow poppy


Cyara Bird of the Little Black River First Nation describes how her 17-year-old cousin was suspended today... want to know why? Her choir teacher was demanding that the choir wear rainbow poppies during their performance in the Remembrance Day ceremony. She and another student rejected that idea, and both were suspended for "hate speech."

Bird also posted a message from her cousin's father which read that the young woman had attempted to record the school administrators admonishing her using her cellphone, but that they noticed and confiscated her phone in response.

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