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Thousands of US students walk out of school in gun control protests

There are 40 comments on the Independent.ie story from Apr 20, 2018, titled Thousands of US students walk out of school in gun control protests. In it, Independent.ie reports that:

Students across the US have streamed out of their schools in the latest round of gun control protests following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/thousands-of-us-students-walk-out-of-school-in-gun-control-protests-36828310.html Students across the US have streamed out of their schools in the latest round of gun control protests following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida.

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gnnn

Montgomery, MN

#2 Apr 20, 2018
I dont have any problems with raising the age to twenty one but you need to protect youre second amendment rights in the event of a government takeover or similar event.It wont stop anybody from using a bomb or a truck or something not to mention they could just smuggle the weapons through Mexico or Florida or anywhere else.
whiney beech

Bloomingdale, IN

#3 Apr 20, 2018
Unlike television shows, the little darlings do not run the world.

These little walk outs will not change evil minds bent on evil actions.
Birdzilla

Sunnyvale, CA

#6 Apr 20, 2018
Thousands of useful idiots walk out for Gun Control repeal the 2nd amendment and ban the NRA its just amazing how dumb these students are and lead by the NEA and Soros and Big Brother
Globalism is Crime

Charlottesville, VA

#7 Apr 20, 2018
Criminal Zionist government stages these fake 'mass shootings' as Hegelian Dialectic social engineering. Their goal is to disarm the people before we all wake up to the truth of 9/11.

I don't think they're going to make it though----too many of us are catching on to the Israeli connection to the demolition of Larry Silverstein's Twin Towers----huge insurance fraud along with a nice war against Israel's arch enemies, the Muslims. A perfect two-for-one deception against the American people, complete with the sacrificed lives of our sons for a never-ending 'war on terror'.

And now they manipulate our school children into protesting 'gun violence' that's all staged by criminal illusionists. All of these lies have been a tragic waste of America's time, money, energy, and most of all, our potential-------our potential to be a truly free and honest nation that's not under the deep state thumb of Zionism.

Don't believe ANY 'mass shooting' B.S. in the Zionist owned and controlled "news" media.

“Yeah, but...”

Since: Sep 11

MILKY WAY

#9 Apr 20, 2018
whiney beech wrote:
Unlike television shows, the little darlings do not run the world.

These little walk outs will not change evil minds bent on evil actions.
Speaking of television shows...
I remember when there as a grand outcry that violent shows needed to be remove from our viewing culture--television, theater, movies, even cartoons. So, it as done to reduce violence.
I don't recall how many school shootings were going on at that time.
Seems to me, though, there were a lot fewer than than are these days.

Now, has anybody checked to see how strict gun control laws in cities like Detroit, Chicago, and others have reduced gun violence when compared to cities lwith laxer gun control?
Didn't think so.
anonymous

New York, NY

#11 Apr 20, 2018
The matriarchy is just training the kids to be politically disposable. ....it's not like any of them are going to get jobs anyway.
Birdzilla

Etna, CA

#12 Apr 21, 2018
Americans will not have their minds changed by a bunch pamered spoiled foul mouthed little brats so as far as i am concerned him and his fellow useful idiots can return to the Playpen/safe space
Used to be a Democrat

Salem, MA

#13 Apr 21, 2018
Poor little ignorant children. Apparently the constitution needs to be taught at a younger age.
Used to be a Democrat

Salem, MA

#14 Apr 21, 2018
Thousands have streamed out of their schools, because it sure beats studying, nothing more.
whiney beech

Bloomingdale, IN

#15 Apr 21, 2018
Used to be a Democrat wrote:
Poor little ignorant children. Apparently the constitution needs to be taught at a younger age.
Or is it taught at all?
anonymous

New York, NY

#16 Apr 21, 2018
whiney beech wrote:
<quoted text>

Or is it taught at all?
I'm fairly sure that the ideal of a "well regulated militia" never included conducting activities in public schools.

There's room to negotiate on this but let's face it. Gun advocates aren't really into regulation, just vigilantism. The problem with guns is that people who buy them tend to feel that they need to use them in some kind of act of vindication.

It's been too many years since Americans have been exposed to armed conflict. Perhaps in the Vietnam era, people were exposed to enough of the anarchy to know that it's not a good choice..
For now, we have WAY too many who are determined to find a way to rid the world of people different than them. No side is in the right.

What part of the Constitution is being or not being taught that will stop kids from acting on the learned prejudices of their elders? Violence in the schools only reflects the state of mind of the general public.

I grew up in the Vietnam era. Kids 5 to 10 years older than me engaged in anti-war protests. I just grew up in a void where the purpose was gone but the civil disobedience remained. It took me a while to realize that fashionable rebellion was not relevant. What kids seem to need to learn today is that peaceful protests are little more than daycare center activities to keep kids busy. What mattered back in 1970 was the riots, the shootings, the disruption to the war effort. Woodstock did nothing to stop the draft.

What matters is civil disobedience that impacts the flow of $$$$, kids. Here's my prediction. You'll have clout when employers are willing to hire you even if you have a police record for civil disobedience. You can't win as long as they can tell you to sit on a stick while they move jobs to India.

This is the wrong fight. The matriarchy and patriarchy are just steering you into a "with us or against us" choice....but you'll never get the good jobs. Those only go to aristocrats, not kids with police records...and don't think for a minute that the aristocrat kid at the protest will ever get a police record. They're just there looking to get a piece.

Find another way to make your statement.
Big Al

Hibbing, MN

#17 Apr 21, 2018
gnnn wrote:
I dont have any problems with raising the age to twenty one but you need to protect youre second amendment rights in the event of a government takeover or similar event.It wont stop anybody from using a bomb or a truck or something not to mention they could just smuggle the weapons through Mexico or Florida or anywhere else.
You and your gun (even if it's an AR15) don't stand a chance against the US military "in the event of a government takeover". That's just wishful thinking. Keeping would be dictators like Donald Trump out of government will do more to deal with a possible "government takeover".

The problem is that the gun manufacturers through organizations like the NRA have convinced gun owners that any regulation of the sale and ownership of guns is an attempt to take away our 2nd amendment right to own guns. That's because the less regulation there is the more money the manufacturers make. The courts have consistently ruled that we have a right to own a gun but reasonable regulation of the sale and ownership of guns is not unconstitutional.

Australia is a good example of a government that instituted strict regulation of the sale and ownership of guns after a number of mass shootings. They instituted a ban and mandatory buyback of more than 600,000 assault weapons (like the AR15). There have been no mass shootings in Australia for the last 20 years, but hunting organizations have reported an increase in membership.
anonymous

Santa Cruz, CA

#18 Apr 21, 2018
Big Al wrote:
<quoted text>
You and your gun (even if it's an AR15) don't stand a chance against the US military "in the event of a government takeover". That's just wishful thinking. Keeping would be dictators like Donald Trump out of government will do more to deal with a possible "government takeover".

The problem is that the gun manufacturers through organizations like the NRA have convinced gun owners that any regulation of the sale and ownership of guns is an attempt to take away our 2nd amendment right to own guns. That's because the less regulation there is the more money the manufacturers make. The courts have consistently ruled that we have a right to own a gun but reasonable regulation of the sale and ownership of guns is not unconstitutional.

Australia is a good example of a government that instituted strict regulation of the sale and ownership of guns after a number of mass shootings. They instituted a ban and mandatory buyback of more than 600,000 assault weapons (like the AR15). There have been no mass shootings in Australia for the last 20 years, but hunting organizations have reported an increase in membership.
We would be idiots to go up against the American military. Revolutions are rarely fought by conventional military tactics. What is likely to be fought is a guerrilla fight against polices forces.
In that fight, what will be most needed is infrastructure that is NOT being tracked by the state. Winning that war is about getting the military on your side.

Sorry to say, you nepotistic family man trash pretty much train the military not to give a hoot about your cause. They got a job when you were determined to deny them one....so.... one less "with us or against us" argument that neither the patriarchy nor the matriarchy can win.

It really does seem to be a staged event by the rich who have turned you all into helpless monkeys because of your bigotry. Get back to work and stop worrying about guns, family men.
whiney beech

Bloomingdale, IN

#19 Apr 21, 2018
anonymous wrote:
<quoted text>

I'm fairly sure that the ideal of a "well regulated militia" never included conducting activities in public schools.

There's room to negotiate on this but let's face it. Gun advocates aren't really into regulation, just vigilantism. The problem with guns is that people who buy them tend to feel that they need to use them in some kind of act of vindication.

It's been too many years since Americans have been exposed to armed conflict. Perhaps in the Vietnam era, people were exposed to enough of the anarchy to know that it's not a good choice..
For now, we have WAY too many who are determined to find a way to rid the world of people different than them. No side is in the right.

What part of the Constitution is being or not being taught that will stop kids from acting on the learned prejudices of their elders? Violence in the schools only reflects the state of mind of the general public.

I grew up in the Vietnam era. Kids 5 to 10 years older than me engaged in anti-war protests. I just grew up in a void where the purpose was gone but the civil disobedience remained. It took me a while to realize that fashionable rebellion was not relevant. What kids seem to need to learn today is that peaceful protests are little more than daycare center activities to keep kids busy. What mattered back in 1970 was the riots, the shootings, the disruption to the war effort. Woodstock did nothing to stop the draft.

What matters is civil disobedience that impacts the flow of $$$$, kids. Here's my prediction. You'll have clout when employers are willing to hire you even if you have a police record for civil disobedience. You can't win as long as they can tell you to sit on a stick while they move jobs to India.

This is the wrong fight. The matriarchy and patriarchy are just steering you into a "with us or against us" choice....but you'll never get the good jobs. Those only go to aristocrats, not kids with police records...and don't think for a minute that the aristocrat kid at the protest will ever get a police record. They're just there looking to get a piece.

Find another way to make your statement.
OK anonomouse.

The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall NOT be infringed.
anonymous

New York, NY

#20 Apr 21, 2018
whiney beech wrote:
<quoted text>

OK anonomouse.

The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall NOT be infringed.
That doesn't say that you can't restrict access to non-felons, register ownership, and any number of other things.

The government is free to regulate. You need to pay attention to the fine print...specifically the WELL REGULATED Militia part. Do you think the government will ever defend your "right" to keep nuclear weapons? Don't test them!

I'm detecting a lot of anger here....that usually means the someone is barely holding back that "N" word. Is that the message you're itching to unleash?
just the facts maam

Tate, GA

#21 Apr 21, 2018
gnnn wrote:
I dont have any problems with raising the age to twenty one but you need to protect youre second amendment rights in the event of a government takeover or similar event.It wont stop anybody from using a bomb or a truck or something not to mention they could just smuggle the weapons through Mexico or Florida or anywhere else.
We also need to raise the voting age back to 21 since they admit that they are not mature enough for adult decisions.
just the facts maam

Tate, GA

#22 Apr 21, 2018
Big Al wrote:
<quoted text>
You and your gun (even if it's an AR15) don't stand a chance against the US military "in the event of a government takeover". That's just wishful thinking. Keeping would be dictators like Donald Trump out of government will do more to deal with a possible "government takeover".

The problem is that the gun manufacturers through organizations like the NRA have convinced gun owners that any regulation of the sale and ownership of guns is an attempt to take away our 2nd amendment right to own guns. That's because the less regulation there is the more money the manufacturers make. The courts have consistently ruled that we have a right to own a gun but reasonable regulation of the sale and ownership of guns is not unconstitutional.

Australia is a good example of a government that instituted strict regulation of the sale and ownership of guns after a number of mass shootings. They instituted a ban and mandatory buyback of more than 600,000 assault weapons (like the AR15). There have been no mass shootings in Australia for the last 20 years, but hunting organizations have reported an increase in membership.
There have been mass shootings/killings in australia since the buy-back. There are now MORE guns in australia than before the ban.

Ask the russians how impossible it was for farmers with bolt-action rifles to humble the russian army who were ruthless in killing civilians. The point you guys miss is that the American military and law enforcement WILL NOT kill civilians on a large scale, the vast majority of them are on the right, not the left. There are more veterans than active military and cops put together. American patriots are well armed and most shoot better than the average cops - I have shot with both.

Trump is often an idiot who says stupid things. David hogboy and the left are way more like dictators than trump.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#24 Apr 21, 2018
just the facts maam wrote:
<quoted text>

We also need to raise the voting age back to 21 since they admit that they are not mature enough for adult decisions.
Neither are most adults.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#25 Apr 21, 2018
Birdzilla wrote:
Americans will not have their minds changed by a bunch pamered spoiled foul mouthed little brats so as far as i am concerned him and his fellow useful idiots can return to the Playpen/safe space
Apparently you've been busy birdwatching. 66% of Americans now favor stricter gun regulation, while only 31% do not.

"And a little child shall lead them."

Kids today, voters tomorrow. Cheers to these brave and wise children!
Mule

Derby, OH

#26 Apr 21, 2018
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Apparently you've been busy birdwatching. 66% of Americans now favor stricter gun regulation, while only 31% do not.

"And a little child shall lead them."

Kids today, voters tomorrow. Cheers to these brave and wise children!
Wisdom comes with maturity and experience. Not from an indoctrination fool.

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