A 20-year-old college student at Lake Superior State University in Michigan has been jailed for 3-months awaiting trial on terrorism related charges. His offense? According to multiple sources, Lucas Gerhard was arrested for posting a picture of his new AR-15 online with the caption, “this outta make snowflakes melt”. His post also included this, “and I mean snow.”
No really, that is it.
Lucas was using the app Snapchat with a group of friends when he posted the picture of his newly purchased rifle. The picture was later shared with other students in Gerhard’s college dorm in Sault St. Marie.
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Lucas is set to face trial on March 18th in Chippewa County. He is charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism charges for the Snapchat post.
This is an unbelievable over reach of anti-gun advocates attacking a student, the son of a retired Marine, to show you what so-called ‘Red Flag’ laws will actually look like in practice if they are put on the books.