From banning moments of silence to remember the victims of 9/11 out of fear it could offend Muslims to straight up banning yoga because of 'cultural appropriation', here are ten times that schools crossed the line between political correctness and absurdity.
1) University students voted to ban Canadian and American flags from 'inclusive space' for this bizarre reason
Canadian and American flags are no longer welcome at the University of California.
The Associated Students of University of California, Irvine (ASUCI) voted to ban flags from hanging in its main lobby – an 'inclusive space' – because they are "offensive."
According to the legislation, flags are “symbols of patriotism or weapons for nationalism.”
2) Germany bans pork sausages in schools to avoid offending Muslims
Germany continued to commit cultural suicide this year. A report suggested that sausages had been removed from public canteens to avoid causing offense to Muslims.
According to the IB Times, a regional branch of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party is fighting to keep pork sausages on the menu.
3) Beta male school principal bans Christmas, Valentine's and other holidays that “threaten the culture of tolerance”
Principal Scott Masini of Bruce Vento Elementary School sent a letter on a private Facebook page saying, “I have come to the difficult decision to discontinue the celebration of the dominant holidays until we can come to a better understanding of how the dominant view will suppress someone else’s view.”
The beta male continued, “One of the concerns that I have... is whether or not this practice is encroaching on the educational opportunities of others and threatening the culture of tolerance and respect for all.”
4) University of Ottawa bans free yoga class because of “cultural appropriation”
This is not an Onion article. Keep that in mind as you read. A free yoga class at the University of Ottawa was been banned by student leaders.
Yoga would eventually return to U of O, but with an Indian teacher replacing the white one they had for years.
5) University of Minnesota committee: making fun of terrorists 'compromises the cultural harmony of the campus'
Campus Reform reports that the Student Service Fees Committee cherrypicked a 2011 issue that pictured a man with a gun burning an issue of the Minnesota Republic with the words, “Terrorists hate the Minnesota Republic.”
The SSFC targeted SVC over this back issue saying, “While reviewing one of the sample publications, committee members came across material that demonstrated an overt lack of sensitivity to the portrayal of members of the Arab world.”
6) Muslim students continue jihad on 'American Sniper', yet another school cancels screening
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has decided to cancel its initial screening of American Sniper after the school's Muslim Students Association complained.
In a message posted on Facebook by the Union Programs and Activities Committee Cinema (UPAC), the decision is explained.
7) Kindergarten teacher blocks boys from playing with Legos to promote 'gender equality' agenda
Washington Kindergarten teacher Karen Keller is forbidding her male students from playing with Legos during play time in order to encourage female students to use them. Despite the fact her female students rushed to play with dolls while boys rushed to Legos.
Keller told the Bainbridge Island Review that she even makes up excuses to fit her 'gender equality' agenda.
8) University bans chalk after 'offensive' pro-Trump messages trigger students
Overly politically correct DePaul University has gone full social justice warrior.
The school has banned students from chalking political messages on sidewalks after some students were offended by certain political messages the previous week.
Those messages included: “Make DePaul great again,” “Blue Lives Matter,” and “Trump Train 2016”.
9) A moment of silence for 9/11 victims is offensive to Muslims say University students
University students voted against a moment of silence for the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks because it would apparently cause “Islamophobia.”
According to The Daily Beast, students at the University of Minnesota killed a proposed moment of silence for 9/11 victims.
10) Real life PC Principal bans Santa, Thanksgiving and the Pledge of Allegiance
If you thought PC principal was just a South Park character, we have some bad news for you.
Principal Jaela Kim of PS 169 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn has earned the ire of many for banning many events and activities.
“We definitely can’t say Christmas, nothing with Christmas on it, nothing with Santa,” PTA President Mimi Ferrer said administrators told her. “No angels. We can’t even have a star because it can represent a religious system, like the Star of David.”