Catholic school may bar girl over Planned Parenthood sticker

Posted: Updated:
GREENWICH, Conn- -

The parents of a student at a Roman Catholic school in Connecticut say their daughter was told to remove a Planned Parenthood sticker from her laptop or she wouldn't be allowed to re-enroll.

   The "I stand with Planned Parenthood" sticker is one of several on Sacred Heart Greenwich sophomore Kate Murray's laptop.

   Brian and Tracy Murray tell the Greenwich Time their daughter removed the pro-abortion rights group's sticker so she could attend class this week, but hasn't decided if she'll stay long term.

   The school's head wouldn't discuss the situation directly but wrote that the school discourages the display of anything "supporting or opposing political candidates, positions or organizations."

   The all-girls school is not a diocesan school, but Bridgeport Bishop Frank Caggiano says he backs the decision that affirms the church's anti-abortion teachings.

  • Most Popular Stories

    • Man killed in southeast Wichita shooting

      Police have arrested a suspect after a man was shot and killed in southeast Wichita early Saturday morning.

    • Search continues for missing Wichita boy; stepmother arrested

      The stepmother of a missing 5-year-old Wichita boy has been booked into the Sedgwick County Jail. 

    • Authorities continue to search for missing Wichita boy

      Police blocked the entrances to Chisholm Creek Park near K-96 and Oliver on Friday and the nearby Great Plains Nature Center was also closed as they continue to search for Lucas Hernandez.

    • Man shot at Wichita Auto Auction on South Broadway

      Police say a man suffered serious injuries in a shooting Friday evening outside the Wichita Auto Auction in south Wichita. 

    • Kansas chase reaches 120 mph before driver crashes on I-70

      Authorities say a 32-year-old man crashed during a chase on Interstate 70 that reached speeds of 120 mph.

    • Net neutrality rules will officially end in April

      The end of net neutrality is officially set to come this spring. The Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality is scheduled to take effect on April 23, according to a copy of the order was published with the Federal Register on Thursday. 

    • Salina Police search for shooting suspect

      Salina Police are searching a suspect in connection to a shooting. Officers responded to a report of a gunshot victim in the 100 block of N. Front Street in Salina.

    • Metallica in Wichita? We'll find out Monday

      Could iconic metal band Metallica be planning a to take the state in Wichita? Tweets from the band and INTRUST Bank Arena are hinting on Twitter that a concert announcement is coming on Monday.

    • Missing Wichita boy's father believes son is still alive

      Wichita Police have arrested 26-year-old Emily Glass. Glass is the last person to see her five-year-old stepson, Lucas Hernandez, before he went missing.

    • 2 killed in western Kansas plane crash

      Two men have died following a plane crash in western Kansas late Thursday night..