The father of a third-grader who was told to remove plastic soldiers from his birthday cupcakes at a Michigan school is outraged. Casey Fountain claims that the principal of his son's school said that the plastic soldiers were "inappropriate" because of recent gun tragedies.
From The Washington Times:
A Michigan third-grader who brought cupcakes topped with plastic army soldiers into class
for his birthday was told they were "insensitive" and needed to be removed.
The boy's father
, Casey Fountain, said the principal of Schall Elementary School in Caro, Mich., called and told him that dressing the cupcakes with soldiers was inappropriate in light of recent gun-related tragedies, specifically Sandy Hook, according to WNEM, a Saginaw-area CBS affiliate.
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