As you could possibly have heard, a university superintendent for the Needville School District (close to Houston, Texas) has threatened to punish any university student who joins in a gun-safety protest.
Clearly, a authorities establishment threatening retribution against citizens who take element in political protest is a textbook violation of the Initial Modification. A lot of legal professionals have made available to protect any college students wishing to protest, pro bono, should really their university arrive after them. Together with this man:
Of system, the pro-gun lobby is really arranged and super-duper good. “Steve”‘s qualifications ended up straight away attacked in what I assume quantities to the Twitter version of a Daubert problem.
Welcome to Fairy Land.
Steve, exhibiting an unbelievable degree of restraint and decency, tried to purpose with the guy.
But it was not to be.
[UPDATE: Joe here. I figured we should look up Harold Wayne Nix. Um… I have before.]
Undeterred, Steve tried to make the ideal of the circumstance.
Inevitably, Steve blocked Mr. Nix… due to the fact at some point shouting into the wind turns into pointless.
We are dwelling in the Conclusion Periods of the American Republic. A dark, chilly age is upon us. And, no, I really don’t suggest that the Sunlight is heading to pretty much convert off.
Texas superintendent threatens 3-day suspension for college students who walk out to protest gun legal guidelines [Vox]
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