A shocked mother decided to respond with something better than her signature after her student came home with a sick permission slip for what her child’s school wants students to do with the American flag. Rather than following the ridiculous instructions, the proud patriot sent back something of her own, letting the teacher know exactly how she felt about the situation.
In a photo that emerged on social media, the unidentified mother couldn’t believe what her student’s public school was asking parental permission to do, proving just how far our nation has devolved because of political correctness and the infiltration of anti-American residents. Rather than signing for her child to be exempt from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, the rightfully irate parent couldn’t believe that the school was even offering this as an option and sent back a priceless response instead.
The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag: “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”
Catering to Islamic students and atheists who are mad that God is mentioned in the pledge, the district decided to send a form home for all parents to sign if they wanted their student to sit this tradition out. In the rhetoric-riddled form, it states that it is a parent’s right to exclude their child from the Pledge of Allegiance, which specifies that they don’t have to stand or place their hand over their heart if they don’t want to.
Rather than accepting this, the mother wrote in her own opinion, stating the embarrassment this is to our country. “This is the dumbest thing I have ever read and I am so ashamed of this,” she wrote at the bottom, in lieu of signing her student out of showing respect for our flag.
According to Wikipedia, “Congressional sessions open with the recital of the Pledge, as do many government meetings at local levels, and meetings held by many private organizations. All states except Hawaii, Iowa, Vermont, and Wyoming require a regularly-scheduled recitation of the pledge in the public schools, although the Supreme Court has ruled in West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette that students cannot be compelled to recite the Pledge, nor can they be punished for not doing so.”
There should not even be an option of pledging allegiance to the flag of the country you choose to live in. This should be a basic requirement, and for those who disrespect our flag and don’t like what it represents, they shouldn’t be living here. It’s a sad state of the nation today when being patriotic is considered offensive and those who aren’t are the ones who dictate the rules.