Neighbors erect large Pride flag after school bans LGBTQ, BLM signs

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Neighbors erect large Pride flag after school bans LGBTQ, BLM signs

From NBC News | NBC-Out by Cynthia Silva

Oregon residents built and erected a massive Pride flag that can be seen from the local high school after the school's board voted earlier this month to ban Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ and other “political” signs, flags and clothing from its campuses.

Newberg Public Schools, located about 20 miles southwest of Portland, passed the measure 4-3 on Aug. 10. Supporters of the ban said the signs would cause “more division and more anger,” while those opposed said such signs made students feel seen and helped comfort those who had been bullied.

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