With a nationwide
effort now underway to disarm America’s gun owners because
of the dangers firearms purportedly pose to the general public,
namely our schoolchildren, the following report from Cypress Lake,
Florida highlights how our government sponsored systems of justice
have devolved into outright madness.
you’d do if you, a family or friend were under imminent threat
of losing your life. Though there are those who believe that self
defense is never an option, the majority of Americans –
even some of the staunchest proponents of gun control – would
agree that fighting back is sometimes the only option.
A 16-year old
high school wrestler did exactly that when a gun wielding teen on
his school bus threatened to kill another student at point blank
took the drastic and last ditch measure of attacking the gun man,
grappling with him, and subsequently disarming him.
next only makes sense in a world where insanity is the new normal.
Cypress Lake High School student, who wrestled a loaded revolver
away from a teen threatening to shoot, is being punished.
grappled the gun away from the 15-year-old suspect on the bus
ride home Tuesday after witnesses say he aimed the weapon point
blank at another student and threatened to shoot him.
says he wrestled the .22 caliber RG-14 Revolver away from the
suspect, a football player, who witnesses say threatened to shoot
a teammate because he had been arguing with his friend.
doubt,” the student said, “he was going to shoot him
we spoke to and authorities both confirm the Revolver was loaded.
to the arrest report the suspect, who Fox 4 is not naming because
he is a minor, was “pointing the gun directly”
at another student and “threatening to shoot him.”
when the student we spoke with says he and others tackled the
teen and wrestled away the gun.
next day the school slapped him with a three day suspension.
to the referral, he was suspended for being part of an “incident”
where a weapon was present and given an “emergency suspension.”
kids had to fight for their lives,” she said. “All
the kids that was involved in this they should have a pat on their
backs because they did the right thing to save someone from burying
counts, unarmed school administrators and teachers are minutes away:
This is akin
to someone breaking into your home and threatening to kill your
family while brandishing a weapon. The course of action that any
sane person would take in such a situation would be to respond
with deadly force and eliminate
the threat. But what if after saving your life or those closest
to you, you were prosecuted and imprisoned as an accessory to attempted
essentially what happened to the teens involved in disarming this
to these high school students demonstrates the absolutely asinine
system of rules that exist in America.
We could be
mourning the deaths of numerous students today, but rather, these
kids took their lives into their own hands.
quickly and decisively to disarm a gun wielding maniac.
for saving countless lives was punishment.
What is the
message we’re sending to kids in situations like this, or
when they are being bullied and they have no choice but to respond
with equal force? We’re telling them that protecting themselves
is not justified – in any situation.
teaching them that they should go ahead and let a gunman shoot them,
or a bully beat them down, because zero tolerance policies matter
more than common sense.
On the one
hand we have school administrators, unions and politicians arguing
that the gun violence must stop. When the eradication of the threat,
however, comes from the actions of an individual as opposed to a
benevolent government entity, those on the right side of the law
are treated like criminals.
administrators and the Department of Education have preferred an
outcome like Sandy Hook Elementary? At least then they could have
maximized the crisis for political gain.
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small business owner and independent investor.