Top Ten Videos to watch

HISTORY Brings 'Roots' Cast And Crew To The White House For Screening
Graduates tossing caps into the air
Freddie Gray Baltimore Protests
Mid section of man in graduation gown holding diploma
Legendary Baseball Player Tony Gwynn's Family Files A Lawsuit Against Big Tobacco
ME.jailhouse#2.0117.CW Montebello City Council has approved use of a private contractor to run the n
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Addresses Police Misconduct At Chicago City Council Meeting
WWII Soldiers Standing In A Flag Draped Sunset - SIlhouette
Students Taking a College Exam
Bill Cosby Preliminary Hearing
Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Louisville, Kentucky
Worried black businesswoman at desk
Tyler Perry And Soledad O'Brien Host Gala Honoring Bishop T.D. Jakes' 35 Years Of Ministry
Teacher with group of preschoolers sitting at table
FBI Officials Discuss Apprehension Of Explosions Suspect After Three-Day Manhunt
NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Atlanta Falcons
US-POLITICS-OBAMA
Protests Erupt In Chicago After Video Of Police Shooting Of Teen Is Released
24673281
US-VOTE-DEMOCRAT-SANDERS
Nine Dead After Church Shooting In Charleston
Portrait of senior African woman holding money
Medicare
President Bush Speals At Federalist Society's Gala
Police
Police Line Tape
Senior Woman's Hands
Police officers running
New Orleans Residents Return to Housing Projects
David Banner
Leave a comment

smith
When Isaiah Smith (pictured) was allegedly bullied for being Christian and gay and carrying a Bible to school with him, the 18-year-old senior at Birdville High School in North Richland Hills, Texas, tore out scripture in protest. After being handed a three-day suspension for his actions, Smith is now looking to sue, according to the Star-Telegram.

SEE ALSO: Kordell Stewart: ‘I’m Not Gay’ Despite What Wife Says

On October 28th, students reportedly used the Leviticus passage to justify why Smith is going to hell. In reaction, Smith claims that he tore out the biblical passage to drive a point home about bullying, telling the Star-Telegram, “At my high school, some kids like to say that being gay is a sin and that you can’t be gay and Christian,” Smith laments. “I wanted to bring my Bible to school and interpret the books of Leviticus and Romans, because they are often used to bully gay people.”

According to Smith, he carried around the Bible for three days before he was summoned to the vice principal’s office and reprimanded for his actions by the school’s vice principal, Glenn Serviente, who allegedly took Smith’s Bible and said that his actions were a “distraction and disruption in class.”

SEE ALSO: Win $2,500! Just Share How You Nurture The Ones You Love

On Monday, Smith returned to his high school to fight the punishment he received. With the help of the Washington, D.C.-based organization American Humanist Association, who contend that Smith’s suspension was a violation of his First Amendment Rights, Smith says, he plans to sue the district to get the suspension expunged from his record.

Sound off!

Also On News One: