Parkland Survivor Met Clarence Thomas and Got a Reassuring Message About the Second Amendment

| APR 6, 2018 | 3:57 PM
Kyle Kashuv

When Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv met with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, he got some reassuring information about the amendment he's been defending.

Kashuv tweeted Thursday that he met with Thomas and that the two discussed the Second Amendment. The constitutional provision got a lot of attention after the shooting at Kashuv's high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 people dead in February.

While Kashuv's classmates called for stricter gun regulation, he opposed their calls for an assault weapons ban and a ban on high-capacity magazines. He also pushed for solutions that wouldn't violate the Second Amendment, something a former Supreme Court justice said should be repealed.

But according to Thomas, who currently sits on the Court, that won't happen:

“He told me about some of the cases he dissented on and how #2A won't be touched,” Kashuv said of Thomas.

His tweet came after a shooting at YouTube headquarters in California and a multicity march his classmates organized to call for action in response to gun violence.

Kashuv hasn't been shy about taking on his classmates and other vocal proponents of gun control.

Earlier this month, for example, he knocked television host and gun control advocate Piers Morgan after he tweeted about London's high murder rate:

“But Piers, gun control totally worked and made everyone safer!” he said, mockingly. “(It didn't because criminals bought knives).”