I am the mother who initiated the online petition requesting the City of Overland Park to move the “Accept or Reject” sculpture from the Arboretum to an adult venue. I was very disappointed in the ruling of the grand jury, but not merely because our side “lost.” The kids in this community are the ones that really lost. And here’s why:
According to the 2009 AP-MTV Digital Abuse Study “A Thin Line”:
Of 1,247 young women and men interviewed, 24% of 14-17 year olds and 33% of…Continue
Great news! AFA-KsMo issued a press release stating that they have received their goal of 4,500 handwritten signatures to call for a grand jury concerning the sculpture at the OP Arboretum. They are in the process of validating the signatures (3,800 required) and plan to submit these to the County on September 4th. They are hoping the OP City Council revisits the issue before then.
Here is the full press release: …Continue
Just wanted to share an update on the grand jury petition concerning the sculpture at the Overland Park Arboretum. We have over 3,600 signatures...we just need 900 more handwritten signatures from Johnson County registered voters to call the grand jury.
Here is the link to the petition to sign (fill out the carrier information as well): …Continue
The Grand Jury Petition will be at the 2012 Olathe Faith & Freedom Republicans Picnic this Saturday (June 23) from 10am-2pm, located at the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop at Kansas City Road and Ridgeview in Olathe (directions here: http://www.olatheks.org/Mahaffie/Directions).