8th Grader Arrested - Yes, ARRESTED - for Wearing Pro-Second Amendment Shirt

Apr 22, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Patterico

When 8th grade Jared Marcum got dressed for school on Thursday he says he had no idea that his pro-Second Amendment shirt would initiate what he calls a fight over his First Amendment rights.

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The Sheriffs office and the school board should be sued.
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Why are the gun grabbers going this far ?

How many of our civil rights do gun grabbers want to take from us ?

There are many cases where the gun grabber zealots have trampled on the " Bill of Rights ". This is just another example of their intolerance towards people who have a different opinion.
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How many Rights have they trampled on in just this one case ?

" Bill of Rights "

http://billofrightsinstitute.org/founding-doc...

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And people why we are sliding ever faster into the crapper as a nation. {rolls eyes}
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If heads don't roll over this, I'm moving to another country!

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The NRA should give this kid an honorary lifetime membership over this.

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Obama the Muslim Loving Muslim doesn't want us to be able to defend ourselves. Public schools are garbage anyway. They are little commie factories.

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Armed Veteran wrote:
The NRA should give this kid an honorary lifetime membership over this.
Excellent idea.

The press coverage of the event would be great free publicity for the NRA as well.
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I'm not surprised a town council seized a flag that they deemed the "Tea Party" flag even though it is one that has been around since the revolutionary war. That flag also flies from navy ships!
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Obama the Muslim Loving Muslim doesn't want us to be able to defend ourselves. Public schools are garbage anyway. They are little commie factories.
Indoctrination centers. There is no critical thinking. There are no opinions allowed except the ones they impose on the kids. And the cops might be even more dispicable for getting involved at all. Arrest a kid for disagreeing with a teacher? Fawking nazis. A disgrace and embarrasment to the badge.

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A West Virginia teenager who was arrested and suspended from school after he refused to remove an NRA T-shirt is back in class.

Fourteen-year-old Jared Marcum of Logan returned to Logan Middle School on Monday after serving a one-day suspension.

His father, Allen Lardieri, told 13 News that the situation was exaggerated and said, "I don't see how anybody would have an issue with a hunting rifle and NRA put on a T-shirt, especially when policy doesn’t forbid it."

The school district's dress code prohibits any profanity, violence, discriminatory messages, but the report noted that gun images are not on the list.

"I will go to the ends of the earth, I will call people, I will write letters, I will do everything in the legal realm to make sure this does not happen again," Lardieri said, according to the report.

Logan County Schools Superintendent Wilma Zigmond didn't immediately return a telephone message Monday.

The teen's lawyer, Ben White, says school administrators maintain that Marcum disrupted the educational process. He says Marcum was exercising his right to free speech and wasn't disruptive.

Logan police arrested Marcum at the school last Thursday after he refused a teacher's order to remove the shirt. White says prosecutors are reviewing the case to determine whether to file charges.

Marcum has said that he was arrested on charges of disrupting an educational process and obstructing an officer, though White said Monday that the Logan County prosecutor's office is reviewing the case to decide whether to proceed.

Marcum wore the same shirt to school Monday. It displays the NRA logo and a hunting rifle.

Other students across Logan County wore similar shirts, which display the NRA logo and a hunting rifle, to school in a show of support for 14-year-old Jared Marcum, said his lawyer Ben White.

Logan County Schools Superintendent Wilma Zigmond didn't immediately return a telephone message.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/04/23/dad-west...
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I would not recognize it at all. To have audlt contraversial wars and wars of literacy and have a child promote in society having full knowlegde a child ontained its MATERIALS form the adults, prosecute them for a NON_LICENSED protest without permit and harm came as a result of their legal negligence. PERIOD>

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I'm curious as to what "educational process" he supposedly interrupted in the lunch room. Personally, I believe the teacher should be reprimanded and/or fired.

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America has become a nation of nazis, communists, and cop-lovers.

Everyone loves the pigs who went door-to-door during a Boston lockdown and searched homes (that were not harboring criminals). Cops never found their man. The lockdown failed, and the suspect was reported sleeping in a boat (rather than a house) outside of the area to be searched.

It was major $port events that forced the communists to end the lockdown.
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And what has the teen learned from this experience?'Stand up for your RIGHTS and you'll be arrested!'
Awesome lesson this 'teacher' has taught him.
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And what has the teen learned from this experience?'Stand up for your RIGHTS and you'll be arrested!'
Awesome lesson this 'teacher' has taught him.
YOu affiliate with a school or membership DURING THAT TIME you are obligated for CASE SPECIFIC

At school time it is assignment curriculum not to gather and meet firends, to protest a cause to sell goodies or pray, it is to EDUCATE off the materials presented to you THAT DAY and you blame the teacher? IDIOT

OUT OF CONTROL JUVENILE going off parents publcity skit should arrest parents for supply extra curricular resources for their own agenda.

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Jaimie wrote:
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YOu affiliate with a school or membership DURING THAT TIME you are obligated for CASE SPECIFIC
At school time it is assignment curriculum not to gather and meet firends, to protest a cause to sell goodies or pray, it is to EDUCATE off the materials presented to you THAT DAY and you blame the teacher? IDIOT
OUT OF CONTROL JUVENILE going off parents publcity skit should arrest parents for supply extra curricular resources for their own agenda.
Part of the school day is often devoted to the free and open exchange of ideas and concepts.

It should never be out of fashion to discuss and support the USA Constitution.

Without the above mentioned concepts our schools will only produce mindless robots without the ability to further our economy and society in general by conceptualizing greater ideas then what has been spoon fed to them and in the political spectrum they will only be able to goose step to tomorrows Fuhrer and history has already shown what that produces.
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YOu affiliate with a school or membership DURING THAT TIME you are obligated for CASE SPECIFIC
At school time it is assignment curriculum not to gather and meet firends, to protest a cause to sell goodies or pray, it is to EDUCATE off the materials presented to you THAT DAY and you blame the teacher? IDIOT
OUT OF CONTROL JUVENILE going off parents publcity skit should arrest parents for supply extra curricular resources for their own agenda.
Tell that to the US Supreme Court you have upheld students' right to voice their opinions. But of course you only support that if you support their opinion. Just as you only support the constitutional rights you agree with.
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YOu affiliate with a school or membership DURING THAT TIME you are obligated for CASE SPECIFIC
At school time it is assignment curriculum not to gather and meet firends, to protest a cause to sell goodies or pray, it is to EDUCATE off the materials presented to you THAT DAY and you blame the teacher? IDIOT
OUT OF CONTROL JUVENILE going off parents publcity skit should arrest parents for supply extra curricular resources for their own agenda.
You can't even form a coherent sentence and I'M the idiot? It's no wonder you are backing the school as you are obviously a stellar example of what schools produce.
When you figure out how to use a period, get back to me.
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You can't even form a coherent sentence and I'M the idiot? It's no wonder you are backing the school as you are obviously a stellar example of what schools produce.
When you figure out how to use a period, get back to me.
Hey you pathetic F'k don't put words into my dictation...

I Don't BACK any entity that has to hire employees that they can not care take for their legalities and terminate accordence to the law, or back ground check EACH CHILDS PARENTS CIRME to ensure that child does NOT GET INTO PUBLIC SECTER to educate with legal abiding humble civilians

I grew up with GUNS IN MY SIDE at publci school, I should have took all Extra curricular calsses at MATC UW COLLEGE AND YMCA and just took test every year and my head wouldnt be f'ked up from your family teaching me PERIOD

Has nothing to do with weari8ng a eye sore to get F"ING ATTENTION that is poor self esteem fishing for a fist fight, TROUBLESOME and should eb in JUVENILE Detaention to begin with.

I was a trauamtic Brain injury and had brain surgery as a 7 or 8 year old little girl in 1977 at MEriter Hospital I suffered numerous head blows leathal and prevailed each death with as much grace and strength I could muster out of me, Guns drawn because I would nto accept UW TRACK SCHOLORSHIP when I was a little girl in 1977 or 1978 form NOrthside Elementary school in Middleton Wisc They could nto promote me that year as a result the DIRTY SEX DISEASE GIRL Downs syndrome PARENTS bought out all publicity fo rthat adminstration and would kill if another child got more attention or camera time. They wanted UW TRRACK FRAT to raise me to enter into SPECIAL OLYMPICS upon my 18th brithday for a UW win for the NATION

MY Sister lost over $250,000 in Science and art fairs with GUNS in her sides that year leading her out of class to the science room, where a girl scout was introduced to present her experiments in the shows, and never paid her the promisary 60% win and accreditments

As a class MS MILLER was my 4th grade teacher that year at that school, her small town pays $25 a month for their big farm houses, they sweat labored the kids in public scool and School district and MAYOR promisaried a WIN for the state fair contest with all of our classroom art and science projects they photod together in a grand ensemble for $250,000-2.5 million to keep their town running NOT OUR CITY AND WE GOT $0 to each of us but guns in our sides that is it.

DOnt tell me IM for public school dont tell me about that kids right to raise anarchy in a school system monopolizing time with conversation to explain an ddisrupt others Education TIME for a publcity skit or HIS OPINIOBN it had no plac eon the assignment befor ehim and had no legal rights disrupting other childrens safety instigating confortation or disrupting class itme period

I am a brain Injury, I am a head injury I am Developmentally disabled I am a wake coma recoverer, I am Mentally Retarded by SUrgeon General records

And I still have more common sense and a celaner DA FIEL THEN YOU

Try to make me look ignorent WHO GIVES A F IM THE WALKING DEAD B OH POOR ME DID YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT? I didn't

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