Leftist administrators in the Garden State infuriated Second Amendment supporters in a gross misconduct toward two teen students.
The students, who were not identified in the story, posted a photo of four rifles, magazines and a gun duffel bag to friends through Snapchat, accompanied by the caption “fun day at the range.” The New Jersey school denied giving the students a five-day in-school suspension, though various reports stated the students were punished for violating Lacey Township High School’s policy, which allows students to be punished “for having a weapon of any type for any reason, on or off of school grounds.”
The handling of the situation by the school district has led to an outcry by the local community, and two Second Amendment rights organizations in the state have become involved as well.
The Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) sent a cease-and-desist letter demanding the district change its policy or else it would file a lawsuit against them. “Schools do not have the authority to chill the rights of their students off of schools grounds, and this blatant infringement of constitutional rights will not be tolerated,” ANJRPC Executive Director Scott Bach told nj.com.
The Coalition of New Jersey Firearm Owners also has come out against the school for infringing on the private rights of the students off of school grounds.