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Park student Kasky bows out of the debate with Kashuv

Cameron Kasky (right), who agreed to a live debate about his contradictory views on gun reform with a colleague marjory Stoneman Douglas student Kyle Kashuv, has withdrawn from the deal stating “personal reasons.”

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A Parkland high school student, who agreed to a live debate about his contradictory views on gun reform with a colleague marjory Stoneman Douglas student Kyle Kashuv has pulled out of the deal.

Cameron Kasky, an organizer of the pro-gun control March for Our Lives, movement, tweeted Monday evening that he is not in the debate Kashuv, a pro-Second Amendment voice in the wake of a tweet Kashuv seemingly disapproved.

“Kyle, I enjoyed my discussion about the gun laws with you so far, but after seeing this, I think I am. For personal reasons,” Kasky said, adding that while he “disagree[s] on certain policies with a number of family members of the victims,” he would “never go after them, especially not like this. This is low.”

Kyle, I enjoyed my discussion about the gun laws with you so far, but after seeing this, I think I am. For personal reasons.

I disagree on certain policy with a number of family members of the victims, but I never go after them, especially not like this.

This is low. pic.twitter.com/x2FBBdNp51

— Cameron Kasky (@cameron_kasky) March 27, 2018

Kashuv the tweet in question was a response to Jesse Guttenberg, a student at Stoneman Douglas, whose sister, 14-year-old Jaime, was fatally shot by Nikolas Cruz over the past month.

“Clear backpacks are not the answer,” Guttenberg mentioned. “Anyone can sneak a knife into the school through the in a folder or a gun by hiding it in their pants.”

Clear backpacks are not the answer. Anyone can sneak a knife into the school through the in a folder or a gun by hiding it in their pants. Not in conflict with our privacy and give us the real security. That’s what will help.

— Jesse Guttenberg (@JesseGuttenberg) March 25, 2018

“Not in conflict with our privacy and give us the real security. That’s what will help,” Guttenberg said.

In response, Kashuv wrote: “let us Instead be in conflict with our Constitution?”

Kashuv, after being sued by Kasky, apologized, and remarked: “he had not realized whose account it was. That it was a mistake and I’m sorry.”

I had not realized whose account it was. It was a mistake and I’m sorry. My sincere apologies. https://t.co/wf6c2vGTjU

— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) March 27, 2018

Another tweet from Kashuv said: “It was horrible for me and that I am wrong. Period. I’m so sorry.”

“Continue with your voice for what you believe in, but I want nothing to do with you in this conversation,” Kasky followed. “I will be happy to discuss with other conservative students who do not go about it like that.”

Continue using your voice for what you believe in, but I want nothing to do with you in this conversation. I will be happy to discuss with other conservative students who do not go about it that way.

— Cameron Kasky (@cameron_kasky) March 27, 2018

The two agreed on Sunday to a “live debate” after Kasky, in an appearance on “Fox News Sunday,” said that the “pathetic” a National Rifle Association (NRA) TV-host said: “no one would know [Park students’] names,” as their classmates had not died.

Kasky also claimed that the NRA “can’t attack our argument, so they attack us personally.”

Nicole Darrah cover breaking and trending news for FoxNews.com. Follow her on Twitter @nicoledarrah.

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