Covered at Reason 24/7: Plastic Soldiers Removed From Cupcakes in Michigan School


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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 Hookaccording to WNEM, a Saginaw-area CBS affiliate.

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