Minnesota mom says daughter was beaten up at school for not being Muslim
· May 14, 2024 · NottheBee.com

This sounds like a story out of the Middle East, and I guess it may as well be.

In the town of Savage, Minnesota, Shawna Larson told Alpha News that her daughter was given a black eye because some mostly-peaceful Muslim girls thought she was an infidel.

I'll give you the video, then the details if you don't have time to watch it all.

The deets:

Larson said her daughter's third-grade teacher and principal approached her in the school pickup line after school to tell her what had happened.

'They came up to my vehicle and informed me that there was an incident at school that day. They wanted to make it very apparent that my daughter didn't do anything to cause this, and they told me this was a calculated incident and that she had been attacked on the playground by four other students in her grade,' Larson said.

'I ended up learning … this was due to her race and her religion because she wasn't Muslim. So that was pretty jarring to hear,' she added.

How's that "tolerance" working out for you, Minnesota? Is it being reciprocated the way you'd hoped?

According to the mom, her daughter and the four girls who beat her up were actually friends before the incident. But according to the mom, the school said this was premeditated and racially/religiously motivated.

For any other victim, we'd call this a "hate crime."

Back to Larson's interview:

It wasn't until the next day when her daughter started to bruise that Larson realized the severity of her injuries.

'That's when we noticed that she had a black eye, and we immediately took a picture of it. When she came home that day, I just kind of looked her over and she had bruises on her arms and a bruise on her back, bruises all over her legs,' Larson said.

This was a severe beating. Like, maybe it should have been a "call the cops" incident if it took place anywhere other than a public school.

And the girls who attacked her were super clever and manipulative about it as well, according to the mom.

'She told me she tried to get up and when she tried to get up and go for help the first time, and I believe it was the first time that they had gotten her on the ground, that she was trying to fight back and they had told her that if she hit them or she touched them, that they would hurt themselves and tell the teacher that she had hurt them. So, she just told me, "You know, so all I could do there is lay there, Mom,"' Larson said.

'I was informed that on the camera footage it showed them going up to her and punching her in the face and her hitting back and then she runs off and they run after her and then that's when all of them go out of camera view and that's when the initial attack happens is what the principal told me,' she continued.

We're talking about 8- or 9-year-old kids.

Larson also says that the girls were not suspended. The two attackers in her daughter's class were not even removed from the classroom. The school followed policy, but Larson thinks that they aren't taking the religious and racial persecution seriously enough.

The Savage Police Department is investigating the matter now, according to Alpha News.

Larson's daughter has switched classes at her mom's request.

Larson also believes the circumstances would be different if it were Christian students who attacked a Muslim student at an elementary school.

'This would be all over national news. You know, and it shouldn't be that way. Our children shouldn't even be in the media for stuff like this in the first place,' she said. 'The same outrage should be there for every child because no child should be attacked on a playground and made to feel unsafe at school because her attackers are still there.'

Yep. Does anyone doubt that this story would be on CNN all day if it were reversed? Wouldn't NBC be writing pieces about dangerous militant Christian nationalism if a group of Christians beat up a Muslim child?

But you'll read about this story here, and on a few other conservative sites. And that's it.

Anyway, for no reason at all, I'll leave you with Minnesota's new flag that's officially flying on flagpoles as of this week:

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