(Daily Wire) For the sake of "inclusivity" and protecting students from being "offended," a Colorado high school informed students last week that they were forbidden from flying any flags, including the American flag, in the parking lot. The next day, five seniors decided to stage a pro-freedom of speech, pro-America demonstration, proudly flying Old Glory in protest of the new policy. Following mounting public pressure, the school has since walked back its ill-conceived ban.
The flag ban at Fruita Monument High School reportedly came in response to a student who chose to fly a Confederate Flag behind his vehicle, something school officials deemed offensive to other students. The administration's solution: ban all flags. Students who disobeyed faced consequences, including the potential to be barred from walking in the graduation.