Parkland High School Survivor Receives David & Goliath Award

“We must go on the offense,” he says.

Kyle Kashuv
Kyle Kashuv

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Kyle Kashuv, a student thrust into the national spotlight after the tragic mass murders at the Parkland, Fla., high school he attends, is JPFO’s 2018 David and Goliath Award winner, in recognition of his bold and courageous defense of liberty.

Mr. Kashuv goes even further, seeing through and calling out controversial classmates at his school who, following the massacre, have been receiving substantial funding from dark-money donors and virtue-signaling celebrities, hyped up all the more by saturation media coverage promoting the all-too familiar, misguided “gun-control” agenda.

In accepting the award, Mr. Kashuv emphasized his activism is for preserving the right of Americans to keep and bear arms, not about getting awards or being on a trendy teeny bopper tour. Other students from his school have accepted financing and accolades to join so-called “March For Our Lives” (aka “March For Your Guns”) and “Never Again” tours, publicity campaigns, and merchandise marketing. JPFO Advisor Dov Marhoffer, a Nazi Holocaust survivor, has rebuked that movement in the strongest terms for those who dare attempt co-opting the uniquely Jewish battle cry to arms as some cheap political stunt.

At the podium, young Kashuv asked a mature and responsible question, “Why are sporting events, banks, courtrooms, government buildings, and politicians all protected by people with guns? Do our youth not deserve equal protection?”

He said, “It is unjust that politicians, who are protected by guns, reach for gun control, which makes our classrooms more vulnerable. The solution to school safety is not the erosion of the Second Amendment,” adding, “the hardening of schools, and armed guards [are important parts of] the best solution.”

With respect to protecting Americans’ right to arms, Kashuv stated, “Defense isn’t enough. It’s time we go on offense.” His speech was met with a standing ovation from the nearly 800 attendees. More than 115,000 people watched the conference online.

The award, created by JPFO in 2012, was presented at the 33rd Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago, to another standing ovation by the crowd. Past recipients include the investigative reporters who broke the Fast and Furious scandal (David Codrea and Mike Vanderboegh), the Washington Times columnist who documented Washington, D.C.’s reluctance to obey its own gun laws (Emily Miller), and the author and attorney who linked Nazi gun confiscations directly to the Holocaust (Stephen P. Halbrook, Ph.D.).

Kashuv has been honored for his work with an Oval Office meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump demonstrating the courage, tenacity and resolve to take on the opponents of freedom and who support basic human rights, including the right to arms and self-preservation.

The statue of David represents the biblical character who, with his weapon of choice, a sling clearly visible, stood up against and defeated a giant deemed unstoppable. It is these selfless acts and their compounded results JPFO admires and encourages. An image of David, as sculpted by Gian Bernini in 1627, is 3D laser-engraved inside a heavy block of crystal, all under license to JPFO.

“It’s remarkable seeing Kyle, so young, stand up so strongly for the Second Amendment, even after enduring the attack on his classmates and especially facing ongoing criticism and rebuke for his positions,” said Alan Korwin, author and consultant to JPFO. “With this award JPFO recognizes and appreciates Kyle’s passion for the Second Amendment, and at such a young age – it shows great hope for America’s future.”


Jews For The Preservation Of Firearms OwnershipJews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, www.jpfo.org is America’s most aggressive civil-rights organization, dedicated to destroying the notion of “gun control” as any kind of credible public-policy position. So-called “gun control” does not control guns and doesn’t control criminal behavior. What it does do is disarm the innocent, leaving them helpless in the face of criminals, tyrannical governments and genocide. History repeatedly proves this fact. Founded in 1989 by Aaron Zelman as a response to the Holocaust, JPFO speaks with the moral authority and tenacious commitment of survivors of persecution, and knows that surrendering your personal and family safety to government protection courts disaster. “You don’t have to be Jewish to fight by our side, you just have to love liberty.”

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    Nanashi
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    Nanashi

    Ironic: Last I checked a sling is used to fire bullets

    The Revelator
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    @Nanashi

    You are aware this is the pro gun, pro second amendment parkland student correct? Wondering about the nature of your post title “Ironic”, if you could provide some clarification.

    joefoam
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    joefoam

    Congratulations Kyle, and shame on your fellow students looking to cash in on fame and money from the MSM and anti-gun groups.

    willy d
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    willy d

    Hey Matthew are you sleeping well with the Nazi Hogg’s good bed buddies??????

    Charles Pollard
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    Charles Pollard

    This young man is 100 0/0 correct. If the present gun laws are enforced. There is no need for more. Every law abiding citizen who can own should be able to carry all across the country.

    Matthew
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    Matthew

    What a load of horseshit. Receiving an award for an event that never happened! How do these scumbags sleep at night! YOU WILL BE FOUND OUT…SLEEP ON THAT!

    Colonialgirl
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    Colonialgirl

    Please see about getting your cranium extracted and a new brain installed.

    Richard L
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    Richard L

    I doubt if he/she can, ColonialGirl, it appears to be his/her favorite Yoga position.

    Huapakechi
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    Huapakechi

    soros does not pay enough for coherent commentaries?

    Tionico
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    Tionico

    Hmm.. funny, but I don’t recall seeing you “go off” on that wretched piece of humanity known as Hogg Boy, nor his sister, nor the other money grubbing fraud sucking off the Soros teat…… Yes, it may be that the entire event was a fabrication…. but somehow I rather dount this one was. Too much of the back story has been ferreted out and brought into the light. How the Cowards of Broward preferred the $54Mn prize for reducing their ARREST records (while doing naught to reduce the CRIME record). False flag, setup, political theatre, somewhere between possible and probable.… Read more »

    The Revelator
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    The Revelator

    @Tionico While it does seem that Matthew is parroting the lines of insanity spouted by a certain Mr. Alex Jones, it seems to be more likely to me that Matthew is an agitator here to see who he can stir up. The biggest part of why I question his credibility of being who he says he is lies within the comment “Receiving an award for an event that never happened.” Notice, what Kashuv received the award for was his public defense of individual liberty, not the school multiple murder. It’s an interesting little twist to get people to chase off… Read more »