Parents and supporters of the safety pin movement gave the Shawnee Mission school board an earful Monday night over the district's decision to ban teachers and staff from wearing symbolic safety pins at school. Wearing safety pins has come to be known as a show of support for women, immigrants, Muslims, people of color, and others who may feel threatened or bullied post-election. Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
Parents and supporters of the safety pin movement gave the Shawnee Mission school board an earful Monday night over the district's decision to ban teachers and staff from wearing symbolic safety pins at school. Wearing safety pins has come to be known as a show of support for women, immigrants, Muslims, people of color, and others who may feel threatened or bullied post-election. Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star

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November 28, 2016 9:01 PM

Shawnee Mission school board defends stance on safety pins, taking heat from parents

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