Right now there is a teenage girl in Arizona who has had her rights violated. some other student at the school turned a fake tip that ended with her being STRIP searched there at the school in the principal’s office.
I wonder, were her parents notified before this was done, were they even asked if the authorities were allowed to degrade her? Yes, I said degrade. Imagine that you are in school. You are taken to the principal’s office and ordered to disrobe in front of someone. Even your bra and panties are examined. Who else was in the office, who was the person who was with her there to comfort her?
This should never have had to go to court, let alone need to be judged by any court. The fourth Amendment of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States of America says:
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects,
against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants
shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath, or affirmation, and
particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be
Where was her DUE PROCESS? She was stripped because of rumor, rumor only. There was no due process for her. It has happened, she will probably never forget the humiliation of having this done, all because of a rumor. If a thing has not been established by witnesses and affirmed and proven, it is a RUMOR. What happened to the rumor monger? Is this person to be persecuted in the same degrading manner as the innocent girl?
All of this was because of rumor of IBUPROFEN a drug that can be found in any drug store or grocery store. For this a girl went through something horrible? Imagine how powerless and helpless she felt.
Just because someone is in school, it does NOT mean that they have surrendered their
Shame on that Arizona school and the authorities that thought they could do what ever they wanted with someone’s child.