A 6th grader refused to stand for or recite the Pledge of Allegiance at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, Florida, police say, and then was arrested for being “disruptive” and not leaving the classroom.
A 6th grader refused to stand for or recite the Pledge of Allegiance at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, Florida, police say, and then was arrested for being “disruptive” and not leaving the classroom. Charles Rex Arbogast AP
A 6th grader refused to stand for or recite the Pledge of Allegiance at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, Florida, police say, and then was arrested for being “disruptive” and not leaving the classroom. Charles Rex Arbogast AP

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