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  • Whoa: Students Asked if Parkland Shooter 'Deserves to Die' In School Assignment

    12/10/2018 4:15:15 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 10, 2018 | Beth Bauman
    Students at Coral Glades High School in Coral Springs, Florida, were given a rather shocking assignment: to take a quiz about whether or not Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz "deserves to die." To make matters even worse? Coral Glades is only a 10 minute drive from Stoneman Douglas so this should hit close to home.Images of the quiz made its way around social media. Parkland survivor Cameron Kasky said the school board should be ashamed: This worksheet was given to students in @BrowardSchools. I cannot begin to express how pathetic I find this. Our schoolboard should add this...
  • Cowardice at Parkland Shooting: “Security” Recognized Shooter, Rifle Case

    12/06/2018 8:45:42 AM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 4 December, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Evidence of more incompetence and cowardice has been exposed from the Parkland school shooting. Seventeen students and staff were murdered on February 14, 2018, at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School.  I will not name the murderer. You have probably read and remember the armed school resource officer, Deputy Scot Petterson, failed to confront the killer immediately. He did not run to the sound of the gunfire. Instead, he waited outside the school for others to come. Eventually, there were seven or eight deputies outside the school waiting. Officers from another jurisdiction showed up and immediately entered, but it was...
  • School shooting PR consultant apologizes after calling critics 'crazies' and reporter 'skanky'

    12/04/2018 11:44:57 AM PST · by Honest Nigerian · 10 replies
    A public relations consultant for the Broward school district apologized Tuesday after a video surfaced in which she described critics of the district in the Parkland massacre as “crazies” and a reporter as “skanky.” Sara Brady, who was paid nearly $75,000 to assist the district after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, told an audience of public relations professionals last July that critics of the school district’s controversial Promise program, which allowed students who commit minor crimes to avoid jail, were “crazies.” She criticized an unnamed reporter who routinely covers the district as “just a jerk” and then...
  • Dana Loesch Speechless After Learning Parkland Shooter Registered in Florida Election

    11/12/2018 1:03:41 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 34 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | November 11, 2018 at 7:36am | Cillian Zeal
    It takes a lot to render Dana Loesch speechless, something I’m sure Michael Bloomberg  could agree to.However, even the National Rifle Association’s most visible spokeswoman was at a loss for words when she found out that the alleged Parkland shooter had been registered to vote while behind bars in Broward County.Nikolas Cruz, the 20-year-old man who is accused of killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School back in February, is currently awaiting trial in the Broward County Jail.Yet, back in July, he was registered to vote. Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was one of Cruz’s alleged victims, was...
  • Mass murderer Nikolas Cruz registered to vote in jail. A Parkland parent is enraged

    11/11/2018 5:56:16 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 42 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | November 11, 2018 | David J. neal
    Five months after killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz registered to vote from Broward County Jail. Andrew Pollack, the father of Meadow Pollack, one of the 14 students Cruz confessed to murdering on his Feb. 14 rampage, Tweeted his fury Saturday morning, referring to Cruz by his Broward County court case number. I'm sick to my stomach. 18-1958 murdered 17 students & staff, including my daughter Meadow. Yet in July, Broward Sheriff @ScottJIsrael let people into the jail to get him & other animals registered to vote.The Despicable Democrats have no...
  • Parkland Victim's Father to Dems: 'Go to Hell'

    10/19/2018 9:14:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/19/2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    Speaking in South Florida to Parkland students and parents earlier this week, House Minority Leader Pelosi called the activists a “blessing to our country,” and said that because of their energy on the issue, gun control would be a priority for Democrats should they take back the House in the midterm elections. “I admire you so much,” she said. “You have the purpose, the generosity of spirit. You have the marchers — you have people who will go out there to make a difference — and you just have a relentless, persistent, dissatisfied approach.” But not all parents of Parkland...
  • Emma Gonzalez Fears ‘Cars With Gun Stickers’ Will Run Her Off Road

    10/13/2018 11:42:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 10/12/2018 | Tom Knighton
    It must be exhausting. The idea that everyone is out to get you is classically thought of as extreme paranoia. However, some people probably do have some grounds to be concerned about their safety. After all, there are those in the world who receive death threats by the dozens. But even one death threat is enough to make anyone concerned. It doesn’t help when you go out of your way to piss people off, either. Perhaps that’s why anti-gun activist and Parkland kid Emma Gonzalez decided to admit that she’s terrified someone with a gun sticker on their car will...
  • Emma Gonzalez fears 'someone with gun stickers on their car' will run her off the road

    10/10/2018 3:01:18 PM PDT · by kevcol · 94 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 9, 2018 | Douglas Ernst
    Parkland, Florida, shooting survivor and gun-control activist Emma González says that she now fears being recognized in public and driven off the road by gun enthusiasts. A new Vanity Fair profile piece on the 18-year-old activist published Tuesday was promoted by the magazine on social media with a quote about her newfound fame.
  • Parkland survivor: America deserves better than 'privileged white boy...

    09/28/2018 10:23:42 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/28/18 | CHRIS MILLS RODRIGO
    Parkland survivor: America deserves better than 'privileged white boy who’s spent his whole life over-drinking' Parkland, Fla., shooting survivor Emma González took to Twitter Friday to urge Americans to call their senators to oppose Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. She used her platform of 1.6 million followers to argue that America "deserves more than a privileged white boy who’s spent his whole life over-drinking," slamming the performance of President Trump's second high court pick in a hearing the day before. González's comments come after a heated hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday concerning Christine Blasey...
  • David Hogg: I want to speak to Trump

    09/26/2018 1:50:30 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 180 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/26/18 | Justin Wise
    David Hogg wants to speak with President Trump. “I would love to speak to him at this point,” Hogg told BuzzFeed News in an interview on Tuesday. The gun control activist said he regretted not attending a listening session at the White House in the days after the mass shooting at his high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Fla. Seventeen people were killed in the shooting. “I’ve learned over the course of traveling the country how to directly address the issues with the dissenting opinions on our policy and I would welcome the opportunity to tell the president to...
  • Co-Founder Of March For Our Lives Cameron Kasky Explains The Mistakes He’s Made

    09/19/2018 7:59:45 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 7 replies
    & Why He Left March For Our Lives Co-Founder of March For Our Lives Cameron Kasky joined Fox News Radio's Guy Benson and Marie Harf to talk about his decision to step away from March For Our Lives. On going after Senator Rubio at the town hall: I'm very regretful of a lot of the mistakes that I've made along the way. One of the things I never really did was watch myself. If I was on a screen I kind of tried to run away from it. I'm not entirely sure why. But, looking back on that it's...
  • David Hogg urges foreigners to meddle in U.S. elections Michael Moore takes mic away

    09/10/2018 7:47:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 9/10/2018 | unknown
    It took Michael Moore to correct anti-gun protester David Hogg’s proposal for Canadians to meddle in American elections. After screening Moore’s anti-Trump “Fahrenheit 11/9” at the Toronto Film Festival, Hogg and other Parkland, Florida high school students joined the millionaire filmmaker on stage during a Q&A. “I have a question for you guys,” Hogg said after grabbing the mic from Moore. “Who’s ready to save America?” The Canadian audience cheered.
  • Nikolas Cruz’s birth mom had a violent, criminal past. Could it help keep him off Death Row?

    09/08/2018 1:30:14 PM PDT · by Moonman62 · 43 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 9/5/18 | Carol Marbin Miller And Nicholas Nehamas
    Nikolas Cruz had two mothers: his birth mom, who gave him life, an almond-shaped head and auburn hair — and his adoptive mom, who gave him all the advantages of an upscale, suburban upbringing. His birth mother, Brenda Woodard, was sometimes homeless, and panhandled for money on a highway exit ramp. His adoptive mother, Lynda Cruz, stayed home to manage a 4,500-square-foot, five-bedroom house in the suburbs, with a two-car garage and a sprawling yard. A career criminal, Woodard’s 28 arrests include a 2010 charge for beating a companion with a tire iron; she also threatened to burn the friend’s...
  • David Hogg: Kavanaugh is Wrong Because AR-15s Shoot Further than Handguns

    09/08/2018 8:27:03 AM PDT · by PROCON · 110 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | Sept. 7, 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    On September 5 gun control activist David Hogg suggested AR-15s cannot be used for self-defense because they shoot further than handguns. He made this suggestion via a tweet which he sent in response Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony that AR-15s and other semiautomatic rifles are used for “self-defense.” Kavanaugh’s full statement was that “handguns and semi-automatic rifles are weapons used for hunting and for self-defense.” But Hogg isolated the words “self-defense” and tried to make a point: David Hogg ✔ @davidhogg111 The effective range of an AR-15 is 1600 feet for comparison your typical handgun is 75 feet if...
  • Parkland survivor gives harrowing testimony at Kavanaugh hearing (Why?)

    09/07/2018 12:54:48 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/07/18 | Lydia Wheeler
    Aalayah Eastmond, a survivor of the February mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., on Friday offered harrowing testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the final day of the hearing on the nomination of President Trump Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh. She expressed concern about Kavanaugh's views on guns, noting that she thinks he would strike down any assault weapons ban. She urged the committee to appoint a judge who will keep Americans safe from gun violence.She told the committee in grave detail about the day a gunman opened fire in the classroom she was in and...
  • White House Defends Kavanaugh Against Claim That He Snubbed Parkland

    09/04/2018 3:14:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 4, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah responded Tuesday to a tweet from the father of a Parkland shooting victim, Fred Guttenberg, who said that Judge Kavanaugh “turned his back” to him and likely “didn’t want to discuss gun violence.” Guttenberg's attempt to speak with Kavanaugh was also captured in an Associated Press photograph.Shah explained that security intervened before President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee was able to shake Guttenberg’s hand, showing a full video of the incident. NEW VIDEO of hearing room clearly shows security intervened when Judge #Kavanaugh was approached. pic.twitter.com/ZGRRCcWroW— Raj Shah (@RajShah45) September 4, 2018 Some in...
  • Father of Parkland victim approaches Kavanaugh during break from hearings

    09/04/2018 1:17:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 78 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 4, 2018 | Gabriella Munoz
    The father of one of the victims in the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, approached Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday during a break from his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. Fred Guttenberg tweeted that he went to shake Judge Kavanaugh’s hand and explain how his daughter was killed in the February massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but said the judge pulled away because “he did not want to deal with the reality of gun violence.”
  • Levi Strauss Company jumps on gun-control bandwagon

    09/04/2018 10:35:03 AM PDT · by rstrahan · 76 replies
    Fortune Magazine ^ | 09/04/2018 | Chip Bergh
    I’m proud to announce that Levi Strauss & Co. is partnering with Everytown for Gun Safety and executives including Michael Bloomberg to form Everytown Business Leaders for Gun Safety, a coalition of business leaders who believe, as we do, that business has a critical role to play in and a moral obligation to do something about the gun violence epidemic in this country
  • Parkland student rips Rubio for complaint about Neil Armstrong movie

    09/01/2018 7:11:39 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/01/18 | Avery Anapol
    A survivor of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, ripped Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Saturday after he complained about an upcoming Neil Armstrong biopic for failing to include the astronaut planting an American flag on the moon. Sarah Chadwick, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, tweeted at the senator in response to his comment slamming the film’s omission as “total lunacy.” “Where was this energy from you when 17 people [were] killed at my school?” she tweeted, alongside the senator's comment. The tweet quickly went viral, garnering more than 3,500 retweets and 19,000 “likes” in...
  • How the FBI botched tips about the Parkland school shooter

    08/29/2018 2:18:02 PM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    MSN News ^ | August 29, 2018 | Paula McMahon and Brittany Wallman
    The FBI's quest to protect the public - a job it bungled in the case of the Parkland school shooter - has long depended on low-paid, overworked employees who were evaluated partly on how quickly they disposed of tips from callers. The FBI has spread the message that "if you see something, say something," but then it mishandled two ominous tips to its national call center about Nikolas Cruz, the teenager who later gunned down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 rifle. Both tips suggested that Cruz was a school shooter in the making, but...