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And well that was a Spanish class in Texas given assignment recycling Mexico can pledge of allegiance.
And the Mexican national anthem and the lesson was taught during -- week which includes constitution day here.
In the United States well -- didn't go over very well with one student she refused to participate.
And caught it all on video joining me out is that student Brenda Princeton good morning to -- Good morning so this is -- freedom -- -- people would think that that would be to honor the United States of America but you're Spanish teacher had a different idea.
How did she tell you that you're going to be honoring Mexico that -- Well -- China's very generous -- the -- and that we're gonna do the national long wearing into all this stuff.
And -- sad it was that it was like -- 9/11 had just happened and I felt like now this is wrong.
This is -- So you decided to I know you -- I don't know so strong and -- you say you your heart you felt it was wrong she decided to take out your cellphone.
And you videotaped what we're watching right now why did you want to videotape it.
Because -- approve to my dad I was like no looked at this is really happening -- I -- you wouldn't believe like you really need that you had -- we had to get it on backs link based on facts.
Why did you -- in your heart -- that it was rock.
I felt in my heart -- you know is wrong because you know this is in this is an American link.
This is unconstitutional.
I know we should be doing that -- it's it's I mean.
And I Iraq if you do the pledge of allegiance still -- they won't tolerated at all.
So why are we doing here why are we tolerating.
So you were given an alternative assignment because you refused.
To stand up and say the Mexican pledge of allegiance what was the alternative the -- The alternative assignment was to do a presentation on the independence -- Mexico which is basically the same thing He and I got about great for that so.
-- you believe that the bad grade was because you refuse to do the -- I feel that way.
I wanna read the statement from the school because they're defending the teacher's actions here's what they say all students in McAllen -- recite the pledge of allegiance to the United States of America every morning of every school day -- This was a single lesson not an indoctrination.
-- how does the class going for you now.
It's going batter ever since my dad and my dad and He complained.
It's been going -- but.
I feel that this was an indoctrination I mean even -- the look slightest bit of influence saying children I mean it's it's always huge.
It's always a major impact on kids especially -- I -- -- They -- is only now the future.
Well Brendan Britons and did not want to recite the Mexican pledge of allegiance she took a stand a thanks for being our guest today.
Let us know what you think about that it.
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