Apparently Oklahoma City schools have a rule dating back to 2005 that prevents students from wearing shirts that don't support the state's collegiate teams:
Cooper Barton, 5, comes from a family of Michigan fans. He went to school wearing a maize and blue shirt with "The Big House," the nickname for Michigan's 114,000-seat stadium, written on the front. The school principal made Cooper turn the shirt inside out due to the state policy.
But what is the reason for this rule? Well it turns out it's because of one of the biggest threats a five year old could pose:
The rule is among many restricting clothing and dress in the city schools. It came into effect in 2005 after suggestions from a gang task force.
Don't want that 5 year old busting a cap in your ass with his Crayola zip gun!
But the rule goes even further. Apparently one of the top 25 conservative cities in the country also bans other items:
On the list of banned items, non-Oklahoma college dress falls directly in between gang symbol haircuts and "satanic cult dress, witchcraft and related symbols."
Satanic "cult" and witchcraft are considered religious and therefor protected under our Constitution. Of course when it comes to religious freedom, the GOP means only that Christians can do whatever they want and that no other religion should exist.
I wish that I actually lived in Oklahoma for once and had a child in their school. I would send them to school in some witchcraft garb and then let the ACLU have at them. True that might not do much good when dealing with some of the most closed minded bigots this country has to offer.