Thousands Of Students Walk Out Of Class To Support 2nd Amendment

Thousands of students across the nation walked out of class on Wednesday in support of the Second Amendment.

Overland Park, KS - More than 100 students at Blue Valley Southwest and thousands more across the nation walked out of class Wednesday in support of the Second Amendment.

The nationwide walkout started at 10 a.m. on May 2, WDAF reported.

The walkout, which lasted for 16 minutes, was intended to counter the message sent by students advocating gun control during the previous walkout.

The national event, called "Stand for the Second," was started by a New Mexico high school student named Will Riley, the Tallahassee Democrat reported.

"I'm watching the news and I see they're saying, 'Well we have to do something about this. We have to enact some sort of gun control legislation because this is what the kids are asking for.' And I'm thinking, 'I'm not asking for that,'" Riley told USA Today. "I look at my friends and I think 'They're not asking for that.'”

For the most part, school administrators seemed to acknowledge that students who disagreed with the pro-gun control message of the first walkout needed an opportunity to have their voices heard.

"If there are students that are planning to participate, they should work with the administration to make sure there aren’t disruptions to their campus," Spokesman Chris Petley, who represented the schools in Leon County, Florida, told the Tallahassee Democrat.

Eighteen-year-old Zachary Bell was leading the Stand for the Second walkout at Grand Ledge High School in Michigan.

"It is a vital part of our Bill of Rights," Bell told USA Today. "I believe it's important. Without it we wouldn't be the country that we are today."

Grand Ledge Public Schools Superintendent Brian Metcalf said his school district’s officials support Bell’s walkout the same way they had supported the students who participated in the March walkout, according to USA Today.

"Students have a First Amendment right to express their views," Metcalf said Tuesday. "We want them to develop their own voice. I think you've got to give them some leeway for expressing those thoughts."

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KathyW
KathyW

Thank the Lord there are some brave young men that will stand up for the rights

Katarina
Katarina

I hope the low intelligence liberals are happy with the can of worms they opened here. These children belong IN school receiving their indoctrination--oops, education. They used students to try to convince the world that ALL of the children were for gun control/bans, so they helped to organize walk-outs to push their own agenda. Well, it is quite obvious that NOT ALL students are for the same thing, and they couldn't quash those with opposing views. I am so proud of the pro-second amendment supporters demanding the same priviledge as the anti-gunners, but there should never have been ANY walkouts to begin with. What will be next?

ForestJohn
ForestJohn

I'm sure there probably wasn't any walking out in my state of California, the
teachers probably threatened them with suspension...Bad Jerry Brown...Bad liberal teachers...

redwood499
redwood499

According to the article if you are pro gun control, you have every right to disrupt a Nation. But if you are pro Second Amendment; "If there are students that are planning to participate, they should work with the administration to make sure there aren’t disruptions to their campus," The Double Standard Continues!

ffangel4u
ffangel4u

Finally! Some Real News!
I don't support the walking out of school, but getting better about showing something other than the liberal MSM!

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