NEW YORK – A first-grade Oregon student was suspended after drawing a picture depicting one stick figure pointing a gun at another.
Douglas Weathers, the boy's father, told the Mail Tribune that the drawing was harmless, and that 6-year-old Ryan was punished merely for copying something he had seen on an episode of "The Simpsons" TV show.
The disciplinary report given to Ryan's parents listed the reason behind the suspension as a threat to "shoot two girls in the head," the father told the Mail Tribune.
School officials declined to comment to the paper, saying they could not by state law discuss actions against specific students.
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