Student Suspended For Saying “Bless You”

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A student in Newbern, Tennessee was suspended for saying “Bless You” to a sneezing classmate.

Kendra Turner tells her side of the story on According to the website, the student says she said “bless you” to another student in keyboarding class, after the student sneezed. Turner, who is a senior,  says she was reprimanded by her teacher, who said, “We will not have Godly speaking in my class.”

According to Turner,  she then told the teacher that her pastor said she had a “Constitutional right…First Amendment Freedom of Speech.”

Turner said she was sent to the office and suspended from the keyboarding class.

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  • Kevin Martins

    Why did we grow-up in grade school with pledge of allegiance “one nation under God…”if we are going to only be hit with a suspension? Her suspension makes NO sense. The “teacher” needs to watch the film “God Is Not Dead” by Kevin Sorbo. Kevin

  • David Cothran

    The teacher did wrong, but the movie god is not dead does about as accurate job of showing athiest behavior as the Flintstones shows history. A small percentage of atheists ar elike that, but you also have people like the westboro baptists church or jerry fallwell on the other side.

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