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After an Ohio high school student’s suspension notice was posted on social media, claims went viral that he was suspended for not participating in National Walkout Day one month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. "Ohio student suspended for staying in class during National Walkout Day," a Fox News headline stated March 16. The Associated Press had a similar headline: "Ohio student suspended for staying in class during walkouts." Many right-leaning websites repeated the story about Jacob Shoemaker, a senior at Hilliard Davidson High School, located in a suburb of Columbus, with hashtags such as #LiberalismIsAMentalDisorder and #DefendThe2nd. Facebook users ...
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The national walkout Wednesday was organized after the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre by a former student armed with a semi-automatic rifle.
Students at thousands of schools across the country walked out of class at 10 a.m. Wednesday to protest gun violence and to mark one month since a mass shooting in Florida.