The father of a girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted in a Virginia faculty lavatory must be handled as a home terrorist, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) advised in a pointed letter to the White House — after the distraught dad stormed a native faculty board assembly and demanded officers take duty.
Scott Smith, 48, was filmed being wrestled to the ground and arrested at a June public assembly of the Loudoun County School Board — along with his spouse yelling, “My child was raped at school and this is what happens!”
“In Virginia, an individual was arrested,” the NSBA wrote, linking to an NBC Washington report about Smith’s arrest on the assembly.
It was one of the important thing examples of what the affiliation stated proved that “America’s public schools and its education leaders are under an immediate threat” from a “growing number of threats of violence and acts of intimidation occurring across the nation.”
“NSBA believes immediate assistance is required,” the group wrote.
“NSBA specifically solicits the expertise and resources of the US Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), US Department of Homeland Security, US Secret Service, and its National Threat Assessment Center.”
The letter insisted that the “heinous actions” have been “equivalent to a form of domestic terrorism and hate crimes.”
The letter, which got here to gentle this week, was dated Sept. 29 — simply 5 days earlier than Attorney General Merrick Garland’s controversial resolution to get the FBI to examine the obvious menace.
Smith on Tuesday stated that such a clampdown was clearly “wrong.”
“That’s really scary, that our government will weaponize themselves against parents and they’re using my video across the nation to spread fear,” he told Fox News.
Smith had told the Daily Wire that his daughter was attacked at Stone Bridge High School on May 28 by a boy who took benefit of transgender guidelines “to get into the bathrooms.”
Smith additionally claimed this week that the identical juvenile suspect is charged with a second assault earlier this month.
He then insisted he went to the assembly to warn different dad and mom and never to assault the LGBT neighborhood.
“I don’t care if he’s homosexual, heterosexual, bisexual, transsexual. He’s a sexual predator,” Smith informed the outlet of the suspect.
Despite the district superintendent telling the heated June faculty board assembly that there wasn’t “any record of assaults occurring in our restrooms,” a spokesman confirmed the allegations this week, saying that the May assault had been “reported immediately” to legislation enforcement.
Smith’s legal professional, in the meantime, stated a boy was charged with two counts of forcible sodomy, one rely of anal sodomy, and one rely of forcible fellatio associated to an incident that day at that faculty. However, the information are sealed as a result of they contain a juvenile suspect.
“This case is still pending court proceedings,” the sheriff’s workplace informed Fox.
Smith was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest on the board assembly. In August he was sentenced to 10 days in jail, all suspended, contingent on a yr of good conduct, however stated he would appeal,Loudoun Now reported.