Skip to comments.NRA backs expelled student's appeal
Posted on 01/11/2010 6:07:36 PM PST by greatdefender
A teenager expelled from his Glenn County high school for having shotguns in his vehicle, which was parked off campus, will challenge his expulsion this week.
Gary Tudesko, 16, was expelled from Willows High School in November after a dog detected the guns in his pickup truck on Oct. 26, according to a news release by the National Rifle Association.
Tudesko told school officials he'd gone on an early morning duck-hunting trip before school that morning and believed the guns would not be a problem if he parked off campus.
Willows is a town of 6,000 surrounded by ranching areas and wetlands in the Sacramento Valley.
School officials claimed they had the legal authority to expel Tudesko. The teen and his family, with legal support from the NRA, are challenging the decision.
A hearing is scheduled before the Glenn County Board of Education in Willows at 10 a.m. Friday.
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Why where dogs sniffing a vehicle parked off campus?
Hell we parked on campus with them in a gun rack in the back window! The school admin later made us lock the vehicles after someone had their shotgun stolen.
What bullsh!t!They need to sue the principle and whomever else and tie their asses up in court over this nonsense.Go after them personally and this overreaching will slow down significantly.
This has to be about the worst reportage on an issue such as this that I’ve seen in recent memory. Why was the dog near the vehicle? Why does the school think it has any sort of concern about what goes on away from the school property? Was there anything about the transport or storage that was in violation of local ordinance or state law?
Yep, more to this than meets the eye, IMO...
People like these 'volunteers' need to start disappearing.
I see you hated school, but loved the principle of it.
To #7 Lurker: As Hannibal Lechter might say, “Hm, taste like chicken”.
Yep, Gov’t can only push so far, then blowback rears its head.
If it was outside school property sounds like its misuse of public funds or an illegal search. At the very least its a school system out of control.
Meanwhile kids still graduate from high school without knowing how to read.
With that mindset, they'd have the "authority" to act against students for things in their homes.
I hope we get a heads up on the disposition of this...
The public school personnel in this country have been so brainwashed that there isn't an ounce of common sense left in their brains.
so this kid told a classmate he’d gone duck hunting, who ran to the principal, who called the police, who ran the kids name and got his license plate, who put a bolo out for the vehicle, who called in dogs when the vehicle was located off-campus, who went back to the principal, who expelled the student.
Well, the student should be severely chastized for stupidity for expecting guns in a truck to be safe, (especially in Willows, which has seen a marked rise in gang activity over the last decade) but, imo, the principal should have called the father to come get his kid’s guns and give him a stern lecture, instead of going drama queen.
The dogs were part of school security, local police, drug unit or ?
School security leaving a gun free zone unprotected? Heads should roll.
My guess is that some anti-hunter, anit-gun student, teacher or administrator who is also a control freak heard about the duck hunting and went looking for revenge.
Old story but a buddy and I duck hunted before school and on a couple of occasions went to school with mud on our hunting pants. Not something a 16 year old male who worries about his appearance 24/7 likes to do, but chasing cripples has to be done.
That was my guess too.
In the 60s the rifle club guys used to carry their rifles on the school bus. Never saw one jump up and bite anybody.
Or told the kid to go and make sure they were stowed out of sight, and be more careful next time. End of problem.
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