Students plan new walkout in support of gun rights

SANTA FE, N.M. — A New Mexico high school senior says students at some 300 schools plan a counter-protest to recent student walkouts across the country, this time supporting gun rights and the Second Amendment. Carlsbad High School senior Will Riley said grieving teens have been exploited by gun-control interests and that a platform is needed for students on the other side of the debate. Riley said students have indicated they may hold brief classroom walkouts Wednesday under the slogan “Stand for the Second.” “We just want to have the same platform that students on the other side were given,” Riley said. “Really what I want to do is just to educate people about their constitutional rights that they may not know about.” Organizers of Wednesday’s walkouts are suggesting a 16-minute break from classes. On March 14, tens of thousands of students across the country left class for at […]

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