Skip to comments.2 Students Disciplined For Going To Gun Range Outside Of School Hours
Posted on 03/20/2018 5:24:20 AM PDT by MarvinStinson
An attorney from a New Jersey gun organization association announced that a lawsuit may be pending after a school disciplined two students for going to a gun range outside of school hours. Patch.com reported that attorney Daniel Schmutter, with the Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs, sent a letter to Lacey Township School District officials after two students posted pictures on Snapchat showing them at a gun range. There was no threatening context to the pictures or anything that would otherwise cause alarm.
In the letter, Schmutter stated that suspending the two students for posting photos off school grounds and unrelated to school activities was a "very serious violation" of the their rights. Schmutter said the students were both "straight-A" students, according to Patch.com. He also said that the students had attempted to return to school but were not allowed to go to classes. The claims are that there is a school district policy which prohibits firearm possession by students on or off school grounds.
"These are top-quality kids," Schumuter said. "It's astonishing what they have done to these kids."
According to Patch.com, the Lacey Township school district follows the Safe Schools Initiative, the Zero Tolerance for Guns Act and also has its own zero-tolerance policy for any students who have weapons in their possession, on or off school grounds. Students could be subject to a long-term suspension for up to one-year, according to Schmutter.
Obviously, these kids had problems...
...their school administration and their unlawful rules.
If the judicial branch of our government was still sane this B.S. would last about 1.5 seconds in front of the first judge who heard it.
I listened to an interview with a man who was a Hitler Youth. He said, approximately, we were all afraid to say anything, even to our friends. You never knew who would turn you in for saying something that wasn’t approved of. The conversations consisted mostly of, “My, aren’t we having a grand time at Hitler Youth camp.”
I felt the same way at my final two jobs. Kids today are probably feeling the same way in classes. If you can get disciplined for nibbling a Pop Tart into a gun-shape there is no logic or reason. School has become emotionally abusive.
“The Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, in Chapter 37 of Title 18A of the NJ Statutes, has established a “Zero Tolerance for Guns Act”.”
The next FReepathon starts in about two weeks.
We need to finish this one first.
Come on FReepers, let’s do this!
Any pupil who is convicted or adjudicated delinquent for possession of a firearm or a crime while armed with a firearm or found knowingly in possession of a firearm on any school property, on any school bus, or at a school-sponsored function shall be immediately removed from the school's regular education program pending a hearing to remove the pupil from the regular education program for a period of not less than one calendar year subject to modification on a case-by-case basis by the chief school administrator.
From reading that, there is a clear overreach by the school officials. Have the pupils been convicted or adjudicated? No. Was there any school sponsorship of the off-campus activity? No. Sue them!!! Sue them into bankruptcy!
I’d like to see the school officials get some jail time for this, but of course it will never happen. I believe this sort of tyranny is why we have the 2nd amendment to start with.
This cannot be allowed to stand. Saying what can go on at school, on school grounds is one thing, telling kids, families, and parents what they can do outside of school is completely wrong! I don’t know if our school has such an idiotic policy but my 10 year old kids compete in pistol and rifle leagues, as do some of their classmates. They shoot a couple times a week. Oh, dear, they have “their own” AR-15s, rifles, and pistols.
It seems to be a hostile school environment.
I read the School Board’s MOA. It only talks about the “unlawful” possession of firearms off school property. These students were at a firing range with adult supervision and did nothing illegally. I would say the lawsuit against the school board and superintendent and principal stands a good chance of winning in court. Overstepping their bounds and violating the Constitution.
Oh, see it’s our policy. So it must be legal.
Note to attornys.
Make it rain money. A flood.
Hey, uh, who’s the Governor of New Jersey now? Just axin’ ‘cause I’ve lost track.
The suspension has already been reversed/set aside by the school. That’s not to say the administration shouldn’t be held responsible for stupidity.
Remember that “social credit” thing the Chinese are doing? This is how it will progress here - we already have the social media harassment/hounded from your job, part.
Well, that may make the school immune, so, sue the administrator PERSONALLY for violation of constitution freedom of assembly and for causing undue emotional damage.
This country doesnt have a problem with guns.
This country has a problem with laws.
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