Colorado school seizes student’s rosary beads, calls them ‘gang’ symbol

Posted at 2:43 PM, Sep 16, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-16 14:43:50-04

Officials at a Colorado high school have reportedly confiscated rosary beads from a student, claiming the religious necklace disrupts learning and is affiliated with gangs.

According to our sister staion KDVR in Colorado, Thompson Valley High School officials in Loveland seized 16-year-old Manuel Vigil’s rosary beads twice since school started three weeks ago.

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