UPDATE: Teen who defended blind student


HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — The teen that stepped in to break an attack on a visually impaired student at Huntington Beach High School spoke out Friday.

Cody Pines, 17, is seen in a viral video as he punched the attacker and knocked him to the floor.

Thousands rallied to Pines’ side in an online petition drive, asking that he not be punished, despite the school policy on fighting.

In a unique twist, Pines came to the defense of the student accused of starting the brawl.

“I saw him today. He apologized and for everybody not to put so much hate on him or any hate at all because he’s already learned it,” he said. “But everybody is hating on him and it’s not cool.”

The student accused of being the bully was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery and released to his parents.

No disciplinary action was taken by police or the school against Pines.



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  • bikerdogred1

    Liberal idiots they need there @$$ kicked.

    • FreedomEcho

      You would be amazed at the percentage of men in their 20’s who have never been punched in the face. Being punched in the face for being a jerk is a boy’s rite of passage into decency. Otherwise, all consequence seems far, far away.

      Years ago when we were a much better people, if you stepped out of line someone put you in your place. If you were caught punching a blind person, someone knocked your lights out. If you were disrespecting a woman, same, molesting a child, rope and a stout tree, cheating on your wife or having pre-marital sex, you we outcast and none of your people would talk to you. Consequences were everywhere. You kept a good eye on yourself. You resisted what people do everyday today.

      • bikerdogred1

        Too many democrats today that is the problem.

  • Michael Yates

    I’d probably be looking for another school because I’d tell them where to stick their football team.

  • Homer

    If his teammates have any backbone left they should all come back to school Monday carrying their jerseys and toss them at the principal saying they refuse to play if they are going to punish the kid defending the other one.
    Kinda hard to replace the whole team..

    Best choice is anyone with a brain to get out of commie-fornia!

  • iprazhm

    This along with the rule that student victims suffer the same consequences as their abusers if they dare fight back or try to deflect blows, have been adopted across the board nationwide. Students have been threatened with severe punishment if they don’t run from attackers or lay on the ground, covering their faces. Children have been systematically stripped of the right to defend themselves, it’s part of the new progressive agenda to create the next phase generation that will not, no matter what, stand up for themselves or others against tyranny. And we are allowing it. The fair and just thing to do is what schools used to do, and that’s punish the aggressor who started the fight. What happened to common sense? What happened to justice?

    • JenniferP

      True. My son was punished for self defense twice. The aggressor was the same kid (several events where my son did not fight back too) who was on special needs list of some sort. The aggressor recieved no punishment. He was in school while I was there fighting the suspension.

  • http://www.survivingurbancrisis.com/ Silas Longshot

    Good punch, dude….laid that punk out like a log! Where’s the ‘zero tolerance’ for the punk punching on the blind kid? Oh, I see, that wasn’t ‘fighting’, that was only ‘bullying’….no policy on that?

  • Matthew L

    You made all that money onyour back??

    • frankenbiker

      Doing donkey shows with mommy.

  • Nunnyah Biz

    Gee, I thought self defense, or defense of another, was part of Our Constitution!