For many political pundits and politicians alike, the minor children of elected officials are off limits.

So much as mentioning them is met with backlash.

Unless of course a politician wants to use his own child to mock someone.

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US President Donald Trump walks with his son Barron to a turkey pardoning ceremony at the White House in Washington, DC on November 21, 2017. (ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland, the school attended by President Donald Trump's youngest son, Barron, joined more than 125 private independent schools in the D.C. area that are calling on the president and Congress to enact “vigorous” gun control measures in an open letter published Thursday by The Baltimore Sun. Barron, who turns 12 years old today, began attending the school––where tuition is $40,000 a year––in 2017.

The letter urges legislators to strengthen national background checks for firearm registration, specifically toward weapons “capable of rapidly firing a vast number of deadly shots." The school leaders also rebuked the president's proposal to arm teachers, calling it "dangerous and antithetical to our profession as educators.”

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