Posted by Wordsmith on 14 December, 2015 at 1:54 am. 6 comments already!


A 12-year-old Star Wars fan has been told not to wear his Stormtrooper t-shirt to school, because it shows a character holding a blaster.

Colton Southern arrived at school on Thursday wearing a t-shirt with the logo from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The film, which opens on Friday, is one of the most hyped premieres this year.

But his teachers at George Junior High School in Rosenberg, Texas told him that the t-shirt was inappropriate and he had to cover it up, and not wear it again.

“It’s political correctness run amok,” said Colton’s father, Joe.

“You’re talking about a Star Wars t-shirt, a week before the biggest movie of the year comes out. It has nothing to do with guns or making a stand. It’s just a Star Wars shirt.”

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