By Mac Slavo
A group of students from Rockledge High School walked out of school Friday to support the human right to own guns. Approximately 75 students walked on the school’s track carrying an American flag in support of the basic right to self-defense.
According to a head count by school administrators and as reported by Florida Today, the students walked onto the school’s track carrying the American flag along with several signs that read “guns don’t kill people, people kill people” and “I support the right to bear arms.” The event lasted about 20 minutes and then students returned to their classes.
The gun rights march was organized by Chloe Deaton, a sophomore, and Anna Delaney, a junior, who are part of Rockledge High’s Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Academy. Deaton, while donning a T-shirt that read, “my rights don’t end where your feelings begin,” said the event was meant to clear up the misconceptions about the Second Amendment, not support or oppose any other particular political stances. It also was a way for students to show that not all are in support of a government-approved opinion to take the rights away from …read more