Phillips objected to reciting the Pledge because he felt that, after LGBT persons cannot marry or adopt children, “there (isn’t really) currently liberty and justice for all.”Phillips’ protest was at very first quick to a confrontation with a substitution teacher at his small Arkansas classroom on October 5, 2009. Due to the fact that time he has garnered international attention, including featured pieces at CNN, The Huffington Post, Newsvine and the Pink News in Europe.
His story was covered on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where professional wrestler Mick Foley vowed to “bring a world of ache” to anyone who teases or harasses Will.Steward awarded Foley a “Medal of Reasonableness” at the 2010 Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear for defending Phillips.
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