‘Clock Boy’ saga comes to an END in federal court

Finally, our long national nightmare is over. We are no longer on the hook for racism against “clock boy.”

From Fox News:

A federal court has thrown out the civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of the Texas teenager known as “Clock Boy.”

The lawsuit alleged that the city of Irving and Irving school district discriminated against Ahmed Mohamed at Irving MacArthur High School in September of 2015.

Mohamed, a Muslim teenager who was 14 years old at the time, brought a homemade clock to school to show his engineering teacher. But an alarm on the clock went off in his English class and the teacher confiscated it. He was sent to the principal’s office.

“A.M. never stated the device was anything other than a clock, never threatened anyone with harm, never claimed to have made a bomb, and never attempted to scare or cause alarm to anyone. When he asked for his parents, he was told that he could not speak with them because he was in the middle of an interrogation,” his attorney argued according to the court’s ruling.

The lawsuit claimed Mohamed’s civil rights were violated when he was interrogated at length without his parents and arrested on hoax bomb charges.

Charges were dropped but the kid was suspended from school for three days. Later it was discovered that his sister did something similar when she was his age a few years prior? And his dad has very odd Islamist connections. This story is completely screwy, and I, for one, am glad it’s over.

UPDATE!

I was wrong!! The Fox News Fan on Twitter corrected me – it’s not ever at all.

Lame.

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