A Florida elementary school is under fire from one parent who says her son — who knelt during his class’s Pledge of Allegiance — was scolded and stripped of his First Amendment rights. Eugenia McDowell’s son, a 6-year-old student at Wiregrass Elementary School in Pasco County, took a knee during his classroom’s Pledge of Allegiance on Monday, one day after hundreds of NFL players knelt or

stood and linked arms following President Trump’s criticism of players who protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner.”“He was influenced by what he saw over the weekend, the conversations we were having,” McDowell told FOX13 of her son’s actions. “When he demonstrated what he did, he took a knee and he put his hand over his heart.”When the boy’s teacher saw him kneeling, she reportedly mouthed the words, “We stand for the pledge,” according to ABC News. READ MORE