Kid's Game of Thrones Shirt Gets Dad Suspended

School official took it as a threat
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 18, 2014 1:51 PM CDT
Kid's Game of Thrones Shirt Gets Dad Suspended
She will take what is hers, with fire and blood.   (HBO via YouTube)

A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from Game of Thrones that he says a school official perceived as a threat. Francis Schmidt is an art instructor at Bergen Community College. He says he was suspended for eight days after posting a photo in January of his 7-year-old daughter wearing a T-shirt with a quote from the HBO show that read: "I will take what is mine with fire and blood." Schmidt tells the Record that school officials questioned whether the reference was meant as a threat against a dean; the school has been embroiled in labor negotiations. (Read more strange stuff stories.)

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