By AWR Hawkins
Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com)- On February 20th 2014, Clarksville, Tennessee, senior David Duren-Sanner drove his father’s car to school and was suspended after officials found a fishing knife inside the vehicle.
Duren-Sanner’s dad “is a commercial fisherman on the West Coast and had apparently left a fishing knife in the car.”
According to Nashville’s NewsChannel5, Duren-Sanner told officials he had no idea the knife was in the car. Still, “school officials suspended him for 10 days … and then he was reprimanded to attend 90 days at an alternative school.”
He has appealed the punishment. If upheld, Duren-Sanner “will not be able to attend prom, his JROTC ball or walk at graduation.”
Duren-Sanner’s grandmother said the vice principal explained the punishment by saying, “Unfortunately, that’s the way it is now: Guilty until proven innocent.”
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