School Foolishly Punished Students For Pictures Taken At Gun Range.
It is ridiculous that this kind of thing is becoming a regular problem. Liberals are becoming so anti-gun the mere mention of a gun is practically prohibited. This is the sad state of things as most of our teachers are liberal, and drink the MSM Anti-Gun Koolaid.
In New Jersey, two students were suspended and not for skipping class, lewd, rude or any sort of normally considered bad behavior. No, the students did nothing wrong by conventional standards. At worst they looked at their phones during a school day. So what was this heinous act that compelled Teachers to harshly administer a 5-day suspension? A student was showing his friends pictures he took while spending time at a local gun range.
“The photo of four rifles, magazines and a gun duffel bag was shared by one of the students on the social media app Snapchat with the caption “fun day at the range,” according to Lacey Township resident Amanda Buron, a family friend of one of the students.”
The school claimed that the students violated the schools gun possession policy.
“Any student who is reported to be in possession of a weapon of any type for any reason or purpose whether on or off school grounds,” would be subject to penalties including up to a one-year suspension.”
News spread of this unjust policy and eventually ended up drawing the attention of The Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs. They sent the school a cease and desist order as they felt the policy was unconstitutional.
“The policy is clearly wrong and violates the Second Amendment,” ANJRPC executive director Scott Bach said. “We hope that they’re reasonable people and they will fix it. If they don’t, we’re prepared to take legal action.”
The school originally tried to brush off all of the negative attention, and claimed: “information posted on social media is incorrect.”
The school, due to pressure from The New Jersey Gun Club, has back down and has changed it’s overreaching policy. The policy now specifies only when in possession on school grounds is a student in the wrong.
“The executive director of the group that threatened to sue, the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs, said his organization considers the district’s about-face a victory.
“It addresses many of the major issued we identified, but our counsel is still reviewing it,” Scott Bach said.
Bach also blasted the district for not admitting its policy was wrong.
“Instead of the superintendent fessing up and admitting the policy was wrong, they try this misdirection,” said Bach who described the district’s antics as “petty” and “juvenile.”