Brother of Parkland Victim Banned From Speaking at ‘March for Our Lives,’ Refuses to Be Silenced

Conservative Tribune | 3/24/2018 | Benjamin DeKraker
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Organizers of the “March For Our Lives” billed the event as a platform for folks of all backgrounds to come together and demand solutions to school violence… but it looks like people were only welcome if they promoted an anti-Second Amendment agenda.

Parkland, Florida students such as David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez have been given the media spotlight and used it largely to attack the NRA and law-abiding gun owners. However, not all people with a connection to the tragic Florida shooting are on the same page.

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Meadow Pollack is one of the 17 individuals who was killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month. Her family wanted to speak during the much-publicized “March For Our Lives” on Saturday, however they now say they were silenced by organizers for not parroting a gun control narrative.

According to The Daily Caller, Meadow’s brother Hunter was turned down by event staff, even after preparing a moving speech.

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Meadow and Hunter’s father Andrew “says the organizers decided not to allow Hunter to speak at the last minute,” reported journalist Benny Johnson for The Caller.

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The reason may be clear: Unlike so many of the voices being given a platform by the mainstream media, the Pollock family has refused to endorse sweeping gun control laws.

During an appearance on “Fox News Sunday” recently, Andrew Pollock — the victim’s father — called out activists for focusing too much on blaming guns, instead of finding solutions that people on both sides of the political aisle can agree to implement.

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“It’s not going to be fixed because I just heard what you said, what you are focusing on, polarizing this event, the murder of these kids. You’re talking about gun control,” Pollack said to journalist Chris Wallace, according...
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