Ripon California – Just weeks after the story of “flag-boy” Cody Alicea of nearby Denair made national headlines when told by school officials that he couldn’t fly his flag on his bike, students at Ripon High School have decided to make their own headlines to the dismay of this Ripon resident.

Today at Ripon High School in Ripon, California, multiple juniors refused to say the Pledge of Allegiance while others stood proud to recite it.

One student in a social science classroom said that several students not only refused to say the pledge but some also mocked those standing and reciting the pledge while others made disrespectful rhymes. A mother (who I will not name for the sake of her child) was told by her child who happened to be in this classroom, “Out of a class of about 40 only a few kids stood and did the pledge, and the rest stayed seated and many mocked the kids doing the pledge. He said they made up stupid rhymes and were laughing. The teacher yelled at them, but that More >