14 Year Old Arrested For Wearing NRA Shirt May Go To Jail


Dean Garrison

What kind of a system puts a 14 year old kid in jail for a t-shirt? This has to be one of the most bizarre cases of the year. Jared Marcum was arrested at Logan Middle School back in April. His only apparent crime seems to be in his choice of wardrobe for the day. Fox News reported on April 23rd:

14 Year Old Arrested For Wearing NRA Shirt May Go To Jail

The teen’s lawyer, Ben White, says school administrators maintain that Marcum disrupted the educational process. He says Marcum was exercising his right to free speech and wasn’t disruptive.

Logan police arrested Marcum at the school last Thursday after he refused a teacher’s order to remove the shirt. White says prosecutors are reviewing the case to determine whether to file charges.

Marcum has said that he was arrested on charges of disrupting an educational process and obstructing an officer, though White said Monday that the Logan County prosecutor’s office is reviewing the case to decide whether to proceed.

Marcum wore the same shirt to school Monday. It displays the NRA logo and a hunting rifle.

Other students across Logan County wore similar shirts, which display the NRA logo and a hunting rifle, to school in a show of support for 14-year-old Jared Marcum, said his lawyer Ben White.

What is so terribly wrong with this shirt? It is not violent. There are no skulls being imploded. There is no blood. It is simply a shirt that speaks truth about the 2nd Amendment. Wake up America.

This is one of those cases where you would think that common sense would eventually prevail. You would think that arresting officers, their superiors and prosecutors would have eventually come to the conclusion that this was a mistake. Oh no. Not in Logan County West Virginia. They not only arrested this juvenile, they now intend to prosecute him. Local CBS affiliate WTRF reports:

Suspended and arrested after refusing to change his NRA shirt. Today, 14-year-old Jared Marcum appeared before a judge and was officially charged with obstructing an officer.

A $500 fine and up to a year in jail, that’s the penalty that Jared could face, now that a judge has allowed the prosecution to move forward with its obstructing an officer charge against him.

“Me, I’m more of a fighter and so is Jared and eventually we’re going to get through this,” Jared’s father Allen Lardieri said.  ”I don’t think it should have ever gotten this far.”

The Logan County Police Department initially claimed that the at-the-time 8th grade Logan Middle School student was arrested for disturbing the education process, obstructing an officer and Lardieri says that officers even went as far as threatening to charge Jared with making terroristic threats.

“In my view of the facts, Jared didn’t do anything wrong,” Ben White, Jared’s attorney said.  ”I think Officer Adkins could have done something differently.”

Do you think he could have done something differently sir? I’d say that is an understatement. This is an 8th grade kid and Logan County, WV is making this out to be something that it isn’t.

We now live in a country where our children are being made examples of in order to destroy the concept of the 2nd Amendment and paint it evil. Has anyone else picked up on a pattern here?

Kids are getting suspended for cap guns, pop tarts and pencils and it’s all in the spirit of zero tolerance policies. Anyone who does not think that the leftist agenda has infected this country is probably a leftist themselves, or at least a useful idiot.

Whether they actually send a 14 year old kid away for a year, or not, remains to be seen. I would hope that it does not go that far.

But the problem is that it has already gone way too far. A 14 year old gets arrested for proudly wearing a Pro-2nd-Amendment shirt. Meanwhile some of his peers are busy making babies through unprotected sex, lining up to join the boy scouts to take part in massive gay orgies on camping trips, doing whatever the hot designer drug is this week and stealing cars that they are not old enough to drive.

This is the land of the free of course. This country has 5% of the world population and boasts 25% of the world prison population. It’s absolute fact. Look it up.

I will be a little surprised but not totally shocked if they send this kid to juvenile detention or some sort of boot camp.

What the **** is wrong with this country? And why the **** isn’t anyone rallying to stick up for this kid? Pardon my asterisks.

How far do they have to push us until we finally start to push back? None of us wants this but they have crossed so many lines that they are about to officially back us into a corner.

If that happens there is only one direction that we can go.

Source: freedomoutpost.com

6 Responses

  1. moose4u2 says:

    People have to stick together against this sort of infringement on all our rights .Now is the time to tell these politicians & these judges know that we are still in charge not them . Judges are appointed by these politicians they are supposed to be elected by we the people .

  2. 5 War Veteran says:

    How come of all the senses COMMON is the least used?

    Zero Tolerance had replaced intelligence in schools.

  3. Archie1954 says:

    Any prosecutor foolish enough to take on this case and prosecute it through the courts is going to make him/herself the laughing stock of the profession.

  4. Archie1954 says:

    The problem is the US is rapidly moving towards Fascism. Soon you will find that whatever isn’t prohibited will be mandatory. By then it will be far too late to change anything.

  5. West Virginia of all places. Home of the Confederacy and Robert E. Lee, where thinking men and women did what was right and seceded from the corrupt Federal government and laws unfitting the proper way of life.

    I guess the liberal infection has spread to this once great State. And the ‘law’ used to punish those that stand up for their rights.

    Shame West Virginia. Shame.

    • John Cook says:

      Stan, I’m not from america but it seems to me that stuff like this is so outrageous that it may be intended to make patriots angry enough to do something stupid – my perception is that they are pushing for excuses to increase the level of fascism. I fear for you guys, I’m So glad I don’t live in the states- it must be getting scary over there.

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