Gun rights advocate not allowed to speak at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Charlie Kirk says he was invited to speak at school by several students

PARKLAND, Fla. - A gun rights advocate won't be allowed to speak on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus in Parkland where a 19-year-old man with an assault rifle killed 17 people on Feb. 14.

Broward County Public Schools spokeswoman Cathleen Brennan announced late Thursday that "non-school sponsored, student-initiated guest speaker assemblies/meetings are not permitted to take place on campus."

Charlie Kirk founded Turning Point, USA, a group that maintains a watchlist of professors it accuses of promoting leftist propaganda.

"I was invited by several students to speak at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. It seems there has been a decision to not allow me on campus. However, I bet if I was advocating for gun confiscation things would be quite different," Kirk posted on Twitter.

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