In Pennsylvania an Allentown area school suspended 15 students for using Twitter during school hours after two classmates wore Chick-fil-A shirts during a Gay-Straight Alliance event, parents and students said.
Last week, the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance encouraged students to wear different colored shirts each day to raise awareness of issues such as teen suicide and disabilities, said senior Erin Snyder, 18. For last Friday, the club encouraged students to wear rainbow colored shirts in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues.
During the high school’s televised announcements that morning, two students on the broadcast wore Chick-fil-A T-shirts, Snyder said. The students didn’t say anything about the Gay-Straight Alliance or the school’s LGBT community, but she believes they knew what they were doing.
The appearance of the t-shirts started a flurry of harassment and obscene tweets from students during school time. Continue reading Pennsylvania Students Suspended for Tweeting Criticism Over Students Wearing Chick-fil-A T-shirts