Pro-Obama “Doctors” Group Offers “Notes” For Kids Who Walkout Of School For Gun Violence

A political group formerly associated with the Obama campaign for president is urging doctors nationwide to sign “doctor’s notes” to excuse students who want to participate in the #NationalWalkoutDay anti-gun protests.

Doctors for America, formerly Doctors for Obama, released a form doctors can fill out to excuse students “for being absent from class to advocate for ending gun violence, a public health crisis in America.”

Thousands of students across the country are walking out of their schools Wednesday for “17-minute protests” to demand action from Congress after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Floridalast month. At 10:00 a.m. ET the first large wave of students began to walk out of class.

In an op-ed for the progressive nonprofit organization The Other 98%, pediatrician and D.C.-based radio host Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram encouraged his colleagues in the medical profession to give out doctors’ notes for children who wanted to participate in the protest.

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