Last October Jose Reyes 12, shot and killed teacher Michael Landsberry, wounded two students and killed himself because he was bullied and abused, being called words like gay and retarded.
Now, after an extensive investigation, Nevada Newser reports that the Sparks Police have released a 1300 page report on the incident, including the two suicide notes Jose left, one at home, meant for his parents, and one at the school where he died. Jose apologized to his parents in the first note, and like he did during his life, he did not admit the bullying to them, writing:
“If you hate me and my family doesn’t love me it’s okay. I know that I’m just an idiot. But I love you and I wish the past would be good and better someday.”
But in the note he left at the school, Jose spoke of his pain; how bullies called him gay, and retarded. How they took his money. How they threw water on him and then taunted him that he had wet himself.
“That all ends” His note reads. “Today I will get revenge on the students and teachers for ruining my life. Have a great death at school.’
Ugh. So heartbreaking. How people like Tony Perkins, Brian Brown, Maggie Gallagher, Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee and the people of their ilk are allowed to spew such bigotry and hatred is beyond reason. I lay part of the blame in situations like this in their laps. They exasperate the ignorant hate for the LGBT in this country. Which trickles down into these senseless tragedies. The blood is on their hands. Those mother fu(kers should be tried for crimes against humanity.
via 12-Year-Old Nevada School Shooter’s Suicide Note – Bullies Called Him Gay | The New Civil Rights Movement.