Teenagers are prone to following fads. Since student survivors of the Parkland shooting have been thrust into the spotlight on cable news night after night, other kids are now following suit.
In California, one anti-gun protest even turned violent.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Anti-Gun Student Protesters in California Turn Violent, Throw Rocks at Police Cruisers
Hundreds of high school students from five schools in Stockton, California were participating in an anti-gun protest that turned violent when several students threw rocks and damaged vehicles.
The students staged the protest last Friday by walking out of class in the wake of the Feb. 14 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, which left left 17 teachers and students dead in Parkland, Florida.
Police said the demonstrations became chaotic when about 100 of the 300 students tried to leave the school by jumping over a fence and other students created traffic problems by blocking off streets, according to Action News Now. The demonstrations proceeded to turn violent when students started throwing rock and damaged both police and citizen vehicles.
Five arrests were made, which included charges of battery on an officer, resisting arrest, taking an officer’s baton, and vandalizing vehicles.
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Here’s a question. Where are the parents of these children?