By Tom Knighton
Since Parkland, students throughout the country are riled up. I get that. I think they’re riled up about the wrong things, but they’re riled up.
Where the problem lies is that they actually know very little about the subject. Instead, they’re reacting out of fear, a fear instilled in them by teachers and the media. They remain convinced they’ll be gunned down any day now unless we pass gun control laws that won’t actually accomplish anything.
In Maryland, a group of high school students decided to construct a memorial to the kids killed by people using guns last year.
BETHESDA – Hundreds of white t-shirts lined the front of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, a stark tribute to how many students have died through gun violence in the last year. The memorial was created and organized by the club BCC For Gun Control, and put up on the anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
“We wanted to remind people why we started fighting for gun control in the first place,” said Ethan Tiao, a student leader of BCC For Gun Control. Tiao, who is a junior at B-CC, started the activist group with seniors …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms