Rocker Ted Nugent says the Florida students calling for gun control have "no soul" and are "bearish kids".
The 69-year-old commented on Friday's defense of the National Rifle Association as a guest on the Joe Pags Show, a nationwide syndicated conservative radio program
Nugent, a longtime member of the NRA board, said that survivors The Shots on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14th Wrongly Accuse the NRA and Its Members (19659002) "These poor children, I'm afraid it hurts me to say, but the evidence is irrefutable: they have no soul", said Nugent. He added that gun control measures students' support for "spiritual suicide" and "more death and chaos".
A representative from Nugent did not respond to a request for comment on Saturday.
Some Parkland students responded to social media and demanded an apology.
"If only he would see all the tears, if only he had to look into the eyes I was looking at, if only he had seen what this has done to us", junior Cameron Kasky said on Twitter. "And here's the NRA, which receives more fear-based donations than ever before, do not talk about '# 39; this guy apologizes seriously."
Senior Kyra Parrow said it was funny that the NRA was campaigning against bullying while Nugent "was a 5-year-old child for her and her classmates"
Nugent made the comments The same day, several advertisers dropped Fox News personality Laura Ingraham after becoming a survivor of the Parkland shootings had mocked.
Ingramam said on Friday that she will be having a week-long "Easter break" with her children, while innkeepers will fill out their show. "The Ingraham Angle."
She relapsed on Wednesday when she posted an article on Twitter stating that student David Hogg had been rejected by four colleges and whined about it. She later apologized and said Hogg should be proud of his grades.