Nanny State

Breathe Easy



When Emma Gonzalez, 9, had a coughing fit, she quickly reached for her inhaler. And her teacher at Utah's Columbia Elementary School, just as quickly sent her to the principal's office. Though Emma was coughing so hard she vomited, staff took the inhaler from her because the school had not received official notification she had a prescription for it. They say that policy is for student safety.