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It was bad enough that the media exploited Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting survivors during an incredibly vulnerable time. Now, two weeks after the school shooting that left 17 people dead, these same teenagers are being objectified by leftwing activist groups in a national push for gun control.
Sign up at https: Much of the specific resources the groups are providing to the Parkland students remains unclear — as is the full list of supporting organizations — but there are broad outlines. MoveOn said it will encourage its millions of members to follow and promote the March for Our Lives movement on social media and attend the rally next month.
The group said it had offered support in organizing logistics such as security and portable toilets, but it is unclear if the students have taken them up on their offer.
Arguably, these groups have hijacked the march, being as they plan to take center stage for the majority of the festivities.
Giffords, an organization started by former US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that fights gun violence, is working with Everytown and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America to plan the main march on Washington — as well as sister rallies across the country.
The American Federation of Teachers, which helped bus students and parents to Tallahassee multiple times last week, are now assisting with the March for Our Lives rally.
AFT, as well as the growing contingent of organizations backing the student-led march, are working to cultivate and build upon the movement after the rally.
After that, she says the goal is to carry that momentum until November — with some of the students already using the hashtag VoteThemOut.
And why are these kids left unprotected and vulnerable to political predators? Left-wing agitators, social justice warriors, and anti-second amendment folks are in the worst and most literal sense using traumatized kids as tools to garner political capital.How the Gun Control Debate Ignores Black Lives By failing to talk about the majority of gun murder victims — black men — politicians and advocates are missing the chance to save lives.
Feb 19, · Following last week's school shooting in Florida, Americans rate more gun control on the same level with treatment of the mentally ill as the best .
Mar 23, · Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Hayley Licata, left, and Mia Freeman speak to students at Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles for a "Safe Schools" public discussion.
Maine high school students to join national walkout for gun control.
Inspired by the activism of survivors of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, many of Maine's organizers are top students. Feb 19, · Following last week's school shooting in Florida, Americans rate more gun control on the same level with treatment of the mentally ill as the best way to stop incidents of this kind.
They also are. May 20, · Obama’s former Education Secretary Arne Duncan pushed a radical idea on Twitter: Parents should pull their children out of school until elected officials pass stricter gun control .