8 thoughts on “Give the Kids a Helping Hand

  1. Solidarity says:

    “For student protesters, consequences are across the map” https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/for-student-protesters-consequences-are-across-the-map/2018/02/22/1ac1b07e-17fd-11e8-92c9-376b4fe57ff7_story.html?utm_term=.04d0fede1690
    “Texas School Threatens to Suspend Any Students Who Leave Class to Protest” http://time.com/5171089/texas-school-threatens-suspend-students-protest/ “It’s a quintessential First Amendment violation, and most Americans have an instinct about that,” Georgetown law professor Heidi Li Feldman told The Washington Post. “What’s really weird about this is that they announced they will suspend people over the content of their off-campus protest. Content-based restrictions on speech are anathema to the First Amendment. So this looks like a total problem.”
    “Can Schools Discipline Students for Protesting?” (ACLU) https://www.aclu.org/blog/free-speech/student-speech-and-privacy/can-schools-discipline-students-protesting
    The movie ‘Black Panther’ asks the question: What happens when leaders fail to protect a nation’s young? [spoiler alert] https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2018/02/23/black-panther-asks-the-question-what-happens-when-leaders-fail-to-protect-a-nations-young/?utm_term=.33113aae9c23

  2. How Now says:

    “Gun stocks slammed as companies and funds distance themselves from industry” https://www.marketwatch.com/story/gun-stocks-slammed-as-companies-and-funds-distance-themselves-from-industry-2018-02-23
    “The Gun Industry Is Weaker Than It Looks : It’s vulnerable when it comes to the one thing it cares about most—money.” https://www.thenation.com/article/the-gun-industry-is-weaker-than-it-looks/
    “Gun Glut: Firearms Makers Struggle to Profit in Trump Era” https://www.newsmax.com/finance/streettalk/gun-firearms-industry-politics/2018/02/24/id/845251/

  3. ENOUGH says:

    “Asset manager BlackRock Inc said on Friday it is pressing gunmakers and weapons retailers in its portfolios to explain how they monitor firearm sales and use, and it is studying the creation of new index-based portfolios of stocks that would exclude gunmakers and retailers. The moves by BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager with more than $6 trillion under management, amount to the most detailed critical stance by a big financial firm after last month’s deadly high school shooting in Florida.” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-guns-blackrock/blackrock-poses-tough-questions-to-gunmakers-and-sellers-idUSKCN1GE2I3
    Cabela and Bass Pro shops, who recently merged in a $4 billion deal, are now the only major retail brands still selling semi-automatic assault-style rifles. https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a19040017/bass-pro-shops-guns/

  4. HEY, HEY, NRA says:

    ‘Students have just had enough:’ Walkouts begin across the nation one month after Florida shooting https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/education/wp/2018/03/14/students-have-just-had-enough-walkouts-planned-across-the-nation-one-month-after-florida-shooting/?utm_term=.0c5ca9515d1e
    A California teacher who also serves as a reserve police officer accidentally fired a pistol inside his classroom while teaching about gun safety and injured three students, according to reports. https://nypost.com/2018/03/14/teacher-accidentally-fires-gun-in-class-while-teaching-about-gun-safety/
    ‘Concealed Carry’ fashion show postponed by Bass Pro Shops https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/03/08/concealed-carry-fashion-show-postponed-bass-pro-shops-according-gun-groups/4WRMNfurrdnYbZJaeBHzbJ/story.html
    Bass Pro Shops Is the Only Retail Giant Still Selling Semi-Automatic Rifles (Footwear News) http://footwearnews.com/2018/business/retail/bass-pro-shops-semi-automatic-rifles-walmart-dicks-sporting-goods-509890/

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