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Zero tolerance run amok

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Images_2 Kids have gotten suspended from school for toy guns, water guns, notes about guns. But a drawing of one?

The Associated Press is reporting that a 13-year-old in Arizona has been put out for a crude sketch of a gun. School officials deemed the drawing a threat, and invoked Columbine while talking to the parents, who called the sketch a "harmless doodle."

Enough said.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:21am]

    

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