The same Kentucky Republican governor who blamed teacher walk-outs for child abuse last year (see first tweet) has now blamed teacher walk-outs for the shooting of a child.

We teachers are used to being blamed a lot for things far beyond our control, but I have to say that, before this, I had not heard us being blamed for causing child abuse and shootings by using our constitutional rights….

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Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky Is Criticized for Blaming Teacher Strikes for Girl’s Shooting is from The NY Times.

Kentucky Governor Blames Shooting of 7-Year-Old on Teacher Protests is from Slate.

Here is his statement from last year:

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