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14-Year-Old Refuses To Remove NRA T-Shirt, Faces 1 Year In Jail
mrconservative.com ^ | 6/15/13 | AUTHOR Kristin Tate

Posted on 06/15/2013 2:27:44 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda

14-Year-Old Refuses To Remove NRA T-Shirt, Faces 1 Year In Jail

AUTHOR Kristin Tate

A middle school student in West Virginia was suspended after he refused to remove the NRA t-shirt he was wearing. 14-year-old Jared Marcum is charged with obstruction of an officer. Prosecutors have moved forward in actively pursuing the charge — the middle schooler could face up to a year and jail and a $500 fine if found guilty.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: West Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; arth; banglist; freespeech; guncontrol; homeschoolingisgood; nofreespeech; nra; prison; publicschool; publicschools; secondamendment; teacherhitler; teachermao; teacherstalin

1 posted on 06/15/2013 2:27:44 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

America has left the building.


2 posted on 06/15/2013 2:31:29 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Demand a jury trial.


3 posted on 06/15/2013 2:31:55 PM PDT by Lexington Green (2012 - It wasn't an election. It was a coup d'etat.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The world is insane, when I was 14 I was shooting .22’s in the range in the high school basement.


4 posted on 06/15/2013 2:32:45 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

If his tee shirt read “Abortion - Protect your rights” he’d a been lauded as a hero.


5 posted on 06/15/2013 2:34:10 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

and they let Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Rodham Clinton wear those pant suits


6 posted on 06/15/2013 2:35:16 PM PDT by molson209
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Well, rules are rules.

And sometimes you have to crush the stupid barstids that came up with rules that try to abrogate the 1st and 2nd amendment.

And, of course, ignore and flaunt ignoring those rules.

It's messy and harsh, but freedom works like that.

/johnny

7 posted on 06/15/2013 2:35:56 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Here's a link to a local news article: WTRF

These eff'in liberals keep pushing and nudging. Remember their names. If they do not back off and start respecting our God-given rights, then they will see the free exercise thereof.

8 posted on 06/15/2013 2:40:04 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Slyfox

Check! Absooolutely! In this country now, anything the right supports is “illegal” but when it comes to the left anything and everything including murder is “your rights”.


9 posted on 06/15/2013 2:51:30 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Does “mrconservative.com” have a problem with FR such that only one-sentence excerpts can be posted? Not that the full article said much more.


10 posted on 06/15/2013 2:59:27 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Don't try to explain yourself to liberals; you're not the jackass-whisperer.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
We obtained official court documents from both sides of this case. On one hand, the arresting officer from the Logan City Police Department, James Adkins, claims that when Jared refused to stop talking, that hindered his ability to do his job, hence, the obstruction charge. On the other side, Ben White points out that nowhere in the arresting officer's petition, does it mention Jared ever making any threats or acting in a violent manner.

Apparently, peasants aren't allowed to interrupt the King's Men anymore...

11 posted on 06/15/2013 3:07:06 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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Statist pigs hard at work.


12 posted on 06/15/2013 3:08:16 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
"obstruction" is the catch-all charge. if you sneeze they'll cuff your for it.

but he's a juvenile. He wouldn't get "a year in jail" if he murdered someone. Why would he for wearing a dangerous T-shirt?

13 posted on 06/15/2013 3:37:55 PM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: kiryandil

Won’t stop talking = obstruction? lol.....has the officer ever heard of freedom of speech?

Wow. I don’t think this will fly.


14 posted on 06/15/2013 3:42:56 PM PDT by Girlene
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The author is a freakin hottie!

The cop is a very small man consumed with his own self righteousness

Charged a kid with obstruction because he wouldn’t stop talking???

LOL! You are a pathetically small man...ere, person.


15 posted on 06/15/2013 3:49:54 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: BfloGuy; GrandJediMasterYoda
Does "mrconservative.com" have a problem with FR such that only one-sentence excerpts can be posted?

No it does not. The poster could have posted the entire article.

In the case of an article that must be excerpted, we can post up to 300 words or 1/2 of the article, whichever comes first.

The only exception I know of is articles from the AP. JimRob has requested we keep those excerpts to 100 words.

16 posted on 06/15/2013 3:59:31 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

He’ll get a deferred judgment and no record.

He should have been completely left alone, of course.


17 posted on 06/15/2013 4:04:35 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: JRandomFreeper
On one hand, the kid should show some respect for the cop.

On the other hand the cop is WAY outta line about harassing some kid for his T-Shirt graphics, especially 2nd amendment stuff. The cop should know way better. Search the kid for a gun or knife, OK. Search him for a un-PC T-Shirt? The guy needs to find a real beat.

18 posted on 06/15/2013 4:12:39 PM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: Paladin2
the kid should show some respect for the cop.

Why?

/johnny

19 posted on 06/15/2013 4:15:03 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

File counter charges : violation of civil rights under color of authority . Basically charge the school officials with civil rights violations & play it up in the press .


20 posted on 06/15/2013 4:41:34 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

We are losing this country, quicker than I ever imagined..if we dont fight for our freedom we wont have anything left


21 posted on 06/15/2013 4:46:42 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
14-Year-Old Refuses To Remove NRA T-Shirt, Faces 1 Year In Jail

Man, would I love to be on that jury!
A lot of mindless bureaucrats would be facing at least that much jail time!

22 posted on 06/15/2013 7:39:22 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: Paladin2
On one hand, the kid should show some respect for the cop.

Even kids have the right to ignore truly stupid cops who make up code sections prohibiting whatever he/she/it arbitrarily and capriciously wants to define as an infraction worthy of an arrest.

Those cops, by definition, slipped through the cracks when satisfying basic psychological requirements for the job, and should be doing something else.

23 posted on 06/15/2013 7:45:12 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: publius911
I'm just supporting the office in that cops should be given the benefit of the doubt, at least initially.

Unfortunately, once they engage you (most seem to be pit bulls who just lock on to a victim) the only proper resolution is to go see the judge (with all the baggage the judges carry for the cops).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08fZQWjDVKE

24 posted on 06/15/2013 8:19:48 PM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: JRandomFreeper
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08fZQWjDVKE

Should be shown to kids at least once per year.

Cops can shoot and kill you without any oversight/retribution.

If you don't want to commit suicide by cop, it's best to treat them with initial deference. If you want to go up against someone, pick someone higher up the food chain.

25 posted on 06/15/2013 8:23:47 PM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The problem was created by the school administration calling in the police in the first place. The NRA is a legal business much like IBM, XEROX, etc. The teacher would not have acted the same if the boy was wearing an IBM shirt, I’m sure.


26 posted on 06/16/2013 5:28:33 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: molson209

That’s okay! I don’t prefer to see Nancy Pelosi in a dress. Hillary Clinton either!


27 posted on 06/16/2013 5:30:08 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: metmom; wintertime; bamahead; traviskicks

Schools are becoming freak shows. It would be comical if it weren’t damaging so many promising lives.


28 posted on 07/31/2013 3:48:53 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Muslims are a people of tolerance, life,and peace, and if you don't agree, they'll murder you)
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To: Clintonfatigued; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

29 posted on 07/31/2013 5:31:50 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

They wouldn’t do a thing if he had a burglar’s tool and stolen jewelry and marijuana paraphernalia.


30 posted on 07/31/2013 5:38:03 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: kiryandil

You don’t have the right to remain silent.


31 posted on 07/31/2013 5:42:51 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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