Tag: Parkland

Students participate in a walkout to protest gun violence at Lincoln Park High School in response to last month's massacre of 17 people at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Mark Walters: Irony at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

It is reported that two baseball coaches at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have lost their jobs. The coaches, Andrew Medina and David Taylor, were the first district employees to leave as a direct result of their action or, in this case, their inaction, during the February 14, 2018, attack on the school.

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Ann Coulter — The Doomsday Scenario: What If School Walkouts Don’t Work

The New York Times seemed to think it was bitterly ironic that some of the students at Santa Fe High School, site of the recent mass shooting, had staged a walkout last month in support of the Parkland, Florida, students. But now, only a month later, one of the students who participated in the walkout is in the hospital from yet another school shooting.

Bill Murray attends a news conference for the movie 'Isle of Dogs' during the 68th edition of the International Film Festival Berlin, Berlinale, in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Bill Murray Rewrites Vietnam War History to Praise Parkland Students’ Gun Control March

Comedian Bill Murray’s clumsy attempt to glorify the Parkland gun control activists by comparing them to Vietnam protesters was shockingly ignorant and insensitive for an elderly man who was actually alive during the Vietnam War aftermath and the Cambodian genocide. The truth of that history provides a powerful argument against gun control fantasies.