Sunday, September 1, 2013

Outrage: Kentucky Art Teacher Places American Flag On The Floor; Encourages Students To Step On It...

Things have really changed. When I went to school, we were taught to honor the American flag.

Via Fox News:
Students at a Kentucky high school were encouraged to step on an American flag that had been placed on the floor as part of an art display, outraging parents and students.
The display at McCracken County High School, was a re-creation of “Dread” Scott Tyler’s 1989 installation titled “The Proper Way to Display an American Flag.”
Photo courtesy of Kathleen Fox, The Paducah Sun
Photo courtesy of Kathleen Fox, The Paducah Sun
A photograph shows a music stand on top of the flag that had been placed in a hallway, in a story first reported by Kathleen Fox, a reporter with The Paducah Sun.
As part of the art exhibit, students were encouraged to stand on the flag and write their reflections on how they felt standing on the flag.
Local residents filled social networking sites with their outrage over the flag desecration with many calling for the art teacher to be fired.

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