A school district in Minnesota is defending a principal who removed a student from public school grounds for holding an unapproved sign that read, “Guns Don’t Kill People, People Kill People” during a nationwide school walkout demonstration against gun rights.
When it comes to folks who wish to disparage the reputation of well-known and historic figures, they may want to study a long-term concept in law known as the “doctrine of laches.” What comes to mind are the publications debasing the reputations of Norman Rockwell, the decedents of Robert Todd Lincoln, and Dr. Dorothy Canfield Fisher.
In a day and age when schoolchildren are all too familiar with active-shooter and shelter-in-place drills, schoolchildren want adults to know that enough is enough.
Morey said students are calling on lawmakers to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines, and expand background checks on all gun sales. Politicians backed by the NRA, she added, “want you to forget the 427 mass shootings in 2017 alone.”
Around the region and around the country students walked out of class on Wednesday to demand action on gun violence in schools, despite snowfall causing numerous cancellations and delays.
While students across the country protest school shootings Wednesday with walkouts, one senior says her school in Utah is encouraging students to “walk up, not out” and show an act of kindness.
“On March 24 we will take to the streets of Washington, D.C., and our communities across the country,” a Feb. 18 Facebook post reads. “We will be the last group of students who have to stand up for fallen children due to senseless gun violence.”
While the right to peacefully assemble is fundamental to our country, no one has a right to cause burdensome disruptions. Surely blocking the road during rush hour and occupying a building of offices and classrooms in the middle of the day are significant disruptions.
An assessment of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England’s spending in recent years appears to show a trend away from health care spending in favor of political action.
Social media may be one of the largest reasons young people are acting more and more frequently as victims, explains an expert on the rise of victimhood around the country.
Understand that I have sat through years of shocking meetings. My day job is monitoring and lobbying the United Nations. But I have never seen or heard anything like this. This meeting was a horror show. And a Soviet one at that.