Parents Facing More Felony Charges For Kids’ Gun Crimes

  • Parents are more frequently facing felony charges in connection with their children’s gun-related crimes as evidence becomes more prevalent, according to legal experts.
  • In the most high-profile example of one such case, a Michigan prosecutor filed four involuntary manslaughter charges against James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley, in 2021.
  • “The public has been blaming parents for years… and what we’re now seeing with obviously the advent and popularity of social media and so forth — journalism taken to an nth degree,” attorney Ven Johnson, who filed a civil lawsuit against the Crumbleys on behalf of families victimized by Ethan’s crimes, told Fox News Digital. “So much information about background that no one ever really shared before. I’m not saying it wasn’t there. I’m simply saying it wasn’t public or well-known.”
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