Wednesday, January 27, 2010

'I merely asked why the girls were being denied the right to sing the song'

Torrington Register Citizen

Donna Tharau the mother
wrote on Jan 26, 2010 4:01 PM:

"First, I'd like say that I appreciate all of the comments that follow this article and I would like to remind you that because of your First [Amendment Rights], you are able to voice your opinion and that goes for those comments that are distasteful.

I did not have a "tizzy fit", I merely asked why the girls were being denied the right to sing the song (via email no less- hard to have a "tizzy fit" via email).

The girls were not "banned" from singing the song- they were "encouraged to choose a different song- one that did not have the word "Jesus in it".

This song represents a woman who lets her faith get her through a difficult time. There are so many of our students (and adults) that use drugs, alcohol, and other self-destructive measures to cope with problems, maybe a little faith would cut down on the funerals for kids that OD. In closing, this is really a big deal for nothing. There was NO DRAMA and no "tizzy fits", but I am glad that you all have the right to speak."

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