Jan 152013

A high school English teacher in Chapin, S.C. was teaching his English class a lesson on the 1st Amendment.  Scott Compton, took an American flag off the wall and stomped on it repeatedly as part of the lesson.  As you can imagine, his actions have prompted outrage leading school district spokesman Mark Bounds to say, “I was in the military 20 years. I will defend your right to burn an American flag in the public square to my death. But as a teacher, you cannot bring your personal biases into the classroom.”  People are right to be mad, but they are mad for the wrong reason. Continue reading »