Christian student suspended after putting up bible verses in her school

Christian student Gabby Helsinger

A school suspended a Christian student after she hung bible verses around the school grounds, without its permission.

Gabby Helsinger noticed rainbow flags along the hallways of her Lebanon High School in Ohio last week (7 March).

So she decided to do something about it.

‘I felt the need to write down some bible verses so I could put them around my school,’ she said in a viral Facebook video. ‘I was coming back from lunch… and I seen (sic) the teachers taking them down.’

Christian student: ‘They don’t need to be living in confusion’

Gabby Helsinger then continued: ‘The next day I got called to the office.’

She revealed the school gave her an in-school suspension (ISS) for ‘abuse of others, disrespect and rudeness.’

They also claim she put the bible verses up to target the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) organization.

‘I did not know what the GSA organization was or meant,’ she claimed. This is despite, later in the video, she said she sees the ‘gay club’ on the morning announcements video at least once a month.

Rainbow school bus.

Rainbow school bus. | Photo: William Helsen / Flickr

She then explained why she did what she did.

‘I seen (sic) that there was (sic) people in my school that needed help,’ she said. ‘They don’t need to be living in the confusion of wondering if they need to be gay, bi, lesbian or trans, or anything like that.’

‘I know that God is the only way they can be healed by that and that’s why I did it,’ she revealed.

Towards the end of the video, Gabby also revealed she didn’t know students needed to get permission before hanging anything up around school.

Gabby’s mother Tina posted the video to Facebook, with the caption: ‘Lebanon schools (sic) celebrates evil and punishes righteousness!! Parents – if this was happening to your child – what would you do?’

The outraged mother then urged people to flood the school with complaints.

Watch the full video:

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This Christian student says she got suspended for posting anti-LGBTQ Bible verses at school

Gabby HelsingerShe said her fellow students “don’t need to be living in the confusion of wondering if they should be gay, bi, lesbian, trans.”

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HS Student Who Posted Bible Verses Around School to ‘Heal’ ‘Confused’ LGBTQ Classmates Says She Was Unfairly Suspended: WATCH

Gabby Helsinger, a Lebanon, Ohio public high school student who was suspended after putting up Bible verses around her school in response to the Gay-Straight Alliance after it put up rainbow flags in the halls, says she was treated unfairly. It was not clear what the Bible verses were that Helsinger posted.

Said Helsinger in a video posted to Facebook: “On Thursday when I got to school, I seen that there were pride flags, posters around my school. And I felt the need to write down some Bible verses so I could put them around my school. And I wrote them down and I put them around my lockers, the walls.”

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Helsinger said that she saw teachers taking them down when she returned from lunch and the next day she got called to the principal’s office where she received an in-school suspension.

The reasons given for the suspension were “‘abuse of others, disrespect, rudeness’ because I put Bible verses up ‘targeting the GSA organization.’”

“I did not know what the GSA organization was or meant,” said Helsinger.

Helsinger explained that she felt it was her duty to show LGBTQ students the word of God in order to rescue them.

“I seen that there was people in my school that needed help.” said Helsinger. “They don’t need to be living in the confusion of wondering if they should be gay, bi, lesbian, trans — anything like that. And I know that God is the only way that they can be healed by that, and that’s why I did it. I was not targeting any kind of organization.”

Helsinger said Lebanon High School principal Scott Butler asked her why she hung the verses.

“Because I wanted to spread the word of God,” she explained to him.

When asked if she had permission, Helsinger said she didn’t know that she needed to have permission because “people do it a lot — putting Post-It notes up on people’s lockers, so I just did it.”

“I asked him why, every time Jesus or God or anything like that is broughten (sic) up in school it gets taken down straight away. But we can put gay and pride stuff all over the school and not have to take it down and people can talk about it but when you talk about God or Jesus you just get put down and you’re not allowed to talk about it.”

Helsinger complained that public announcements at the school contain GSA events but nothing about Jesus.

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