Mom Banned From Kid's School Because of Something She Posted on Facebook

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tracy mountSchools are hyper-vigilant about safety. In many instances, that's a good thing, but sometimes administrators take things too far. Case in point: a Georgia mom and army vet Tanya Mount has been banned from her daughter's school because she posted a photo of her gun permit on Facebook. Apparently, the fact she had a permit frightened the school's principal. Regardless of what you feel about the right to bear arms, there is a bigger, scarier issue at play here.

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This mom is being punished for doing something completely within her rights to do. As far as we can tell from reports, she had never displayed any aggression, violence, or rage at the school or to staff. She was even a regular volunteer, spending time on the playground with her special needs daughter. She did nothing illegal. She did nothing wrong.

The principal, who was reportedly uncomfortable with Mount being a former soldier who could carry a gun, told her to stop helping out at the school and go home to focus on "grownup" things. This mom says she was made to feel like a criminal -- and unfairly so.

So does this mean a school can ban any parent who does something they don't like? What if we all started getting banned from our kids' schools based on what we put on Facebook? It's outrageous. So if someone simply doesn't agree with you, they can have a parent prohibited from stepping onto school grounds. What's next? This could open the door to all kinds of unjust persecutions. What's to stop someone from petitioning to have a person banned for their political stance or how they feel about some other hot-button issue? What's especially upsetting about Mount's situation is that she fought for the freedoms and rights of the very people who are doing this to her. The entire situation is an abuse of power. It makes no sense. AT. ALL. 


What do you think about what this principal did to this mom?

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Bryce... Brycesmommy21

This lady served our country and the principal has the nerve to tell her to go home and focus on "growup" things? That principal should be fired for discrimination. First off what the hell was the principal doing on this lady's facebook page to begin with? Second How many children at the school have parent with guns at home? This is so crazy. How incredibly sad for her, she has every right to be angry. I'm mad just reading this. With all this crap going on these last few years I can understand why the principal may be on high alert, which is a great thing. But at the same time don't be stupid about it either. 

the4m... the4mutts

Oh HELL NO!! I hope she sues the shit out of them!

sweet... sweetcherry_59

I hope she sues that school into the ground and that principal should be FIRED!!!!

geeky... geekymom08

My child's school principal reserves the right to revoke volunteer status to anyone..... For any reason they see fit. It's a district wide policy actually. You can clear all checks but if they don't want you to volunteer, they can tell you no.

Linda Gray

This seriously can't even be for real? Horrible! Schools are going insane of late. Do they really think the ones going to go on a shooting rampage at a school are the ones advertising that they have guns in the first place? I think not!!

Lori Thompson

The principal has no grounds sue them for the most cases the person causing the harm was not the one who owned the gun or the permit. Sheesh. What s this country turning into?

luvmy... luvmykidsJC

I would be suing the school at that point. They have no right to do this, instead of being grateful fto this woman who was a regular volunteer, they banned her from going to HER CHILD's school.

Dede Brown Duncan

Is the principal going to ban all parents who are law enforcement officers because they have guns too?

Where is the common sense?????

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