I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…
ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Kansas City Public Schools After Bullied 7-Yr Old Handcuffed:
The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri has filed a lawsuit against Kansas City Public Schools in response to the 2014 handcuffing of a second grader who was crying and screaming in class while being bullied.
In 2014, Kalyb Wiley Primm, who was seven years old and less than four feet tall at the time, was being teased for having a hearing impediment inside a classroom at George Melcher Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri, according to the lawsuit. He began to cry and scream. School resource officer Brandon Craddock heard the cries and pulled Primm out of the classroom to take the boy to Principal Anne Wallace’s office.
The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the Primm family, alleges that Craddock pulled a “frightened” Primm by one arm through the hallway of the school. When Primm held on to a handrail with his free hand, Craddock twisted the boy’s arms and handcuffed him.
My Commentary: Handcuffed for crying… The State is the biggest bully of all, and we allow this monstrosity to daily terrorize us, with no end in sight, because most of us would rather negotiate with criminals than resist them…
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