- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Andrew Pollack, the outspoken father of one of the students killed in the Parkland mass school shooting, slammed the fellow Parkland father who approached Judge Brett Kavanaugh during a break in Tuesday’s heated Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

“Stop weaponizing Parkland to advance a dangerous political agenda!” Mr. Pollack tweeted Tuesday afternoon.

Mr. Pollack, whose 18-year-old daughter, Meadow, was killed in the Feb. 14 shooting, has repeatedly called for stricter school safety and pushed back against claims that mass shootings are a gun issue.

His tweet came after cameras showed Fred Guttenberg, another father of one of the 17 Parkland victims, quickly approaching Judge Kavanaugh with an extended hand before security ushered him away.

Mr. Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter, Jaime, was also killed in the shooting, tweeted that the judge pulled away because “he did not want to deal with the reality of gun violence.”

Mr. Guttenberg, a gun-control activist, told the Sun-Sentinel that he attended the hearing at the invitation of Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California.

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