In a gripping speech in assist of Donald Trump, the daddy of Parkland capturing sufferer Meadow Pollock accused Barack Obama and Joe Biden of “forcing” flawed restorative justice insurance policies into colleges, resulting in his teen daughter’s 2018 homicide.
Talking on the 2020 Republican Nationwide Conference kickoff on Monday night, Andrew Pollock zeroed in on what he mentioned have been “far left Democrats” in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty district in Parkland, Fla., and praised President Trump for taking motion.
“In 2018, a gunman walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Parkland, Florida, and altered my life perpetually. My title is Andrew Pollack. His title isn’t price saying,” Pollack opened his speech.
“One of many seniors strolling the hallways that day was my daughter, Meadow. She was simply months away from graduating and starting a brand new life. We have been so happy with the lady she had turn out to be.
“However in the hallway on the third flooring, the gunman noticed Meadow and shot her 4 occasions. After she was shot and on the ground, she crawled over to a different pupil, a freshman woman, to guard her. She draped her physique over her. After which the scumbag gunman shot Meadow 5 extra occasions.”
“The gunman had threatened to kill his classmates earlier than; he had threatened to rape them; he had threatened to shoot up the college,” Pollack mentioned. “Each pink flag you’ll be able to think about. However the college didn’t simply miss these pink flags — they knowingly ignored them.
“Far-left Democrats in our faculty district made this capturing doable as a result of they applied one thing they referred to as ‘restorative justice,’” he continued.
Gunman Nikolas Cruz, 19, slaughtered 14 college students and three staffers in the college on Feb. 14, 2018.
“I used to be simply positive with the outdated method to self-discipline and security — it was referred to as self-discipline and security. However the Obama-Biden administration took Parkland’s dangerous insurance policies and compelled them into colleges throughout America,” he mentioned.
The Lengthy Island native mentioned he was impressed by Trump after he was invited to the White Home simply days after her funeral.
He praised Trump as the one one who would maintain America’s colleges secure and warned that Biden had campaigned for extra restorative justice as president.
“I obtained to see who President Trump actually is. He’s a very good man and an awesome listener and he cuts by the BS. Then, the president did what he mentioned he would do: He took motion,” he continued, praising Trump’s Faculty Security Fee.
“I actually imagine the protection of your youngsters is dependent upon whether or not this man is re-elected. I hope you’ll be part of me in serving to to make that occur,” he mentioned.