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11-Year-Old Girl Suspended For Violating School’s ‘Weapons Policy’

As a result of the fact that an increasing number of adults in positions of authority cannot be trusted to show good judgment, an increasing number of school districts are resorting to questionable “no tolerance” policies when it comes to weapons of any sort. One 11-year-old Broward County, Florida honor roll student was the victim of just such a policy when she made the mistake of cutting a peach in half with a knife to share with her friend, and ended up getting suspended for six days.

According to her parents, Ronald and Andrea Souto, the knife she used was not any sort of knife that might conceivably be used as a weapon to do anyone harm, but rather was from a set of utensils this particular student had used since she was a toddler, complete with cartoon animal prints on the handle:

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