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Old 09-17-2015, 09:34 PM
 
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"When Ahmed Mohamed went to his high school in Irving, Texas, Monday, he was so excited. A teenager with dreams of becoming an engineer, he wanted to show his teacher the digital clock he'd made from a pencil case. The 14-year-old's day ended not with praise, but punishment, after the school called police and he was arrested."

What are your thoughts about this? Do you think he was discriminated against or the school was just being cautious? Do you think this makes Dallas look intolerant considering it's reputation as a Bible Belt city?

Teen Ahmed Mohamed brings clock to school, gets arrested - CNN.com

 
Old 09-17-2015, 09:41 PM
 
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Only the ignorant portray it as Dallas being intolerant.
 
Old 09-17-2015, 09:42 PM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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Can't say I'm surprised who the OP is...

Because, you know, this stuff only happens in Dallas and Texas:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...uslim-protest/

Last edited by Cowboys fan in Houston; 09-17-2015 at 09:52 PM..
 
Old 09-17-2015, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Lancaster, TX
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There's an active thread discussing the incident in the P&OC Forum:
Muslim 9th grader detained for bringing suspected bomb to school
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