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Website, app allows students to report safety concerns

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — An organization formed by parents whose children died in the 2012 shooting at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School has launched a system that will allow students to report safety concerns anonymously online. 87 more words


Court Hearing To Center On Newtown Shooter's Belongings

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on whether state police have to publicly release some of the Newtown school killer’s belongings, including a spreadsheet ranking mass murders and a violent story he wrote as a child. 103 more words


Two Librarians Saved Lives in School Shootings

This weekend, I read this story about two women whose lives had some odd coincidences. Friends for over 36 years, they both wound up becoming librarians. 57 more words

My Library

The NRA's Path To Power

It’s on the tip of everyone’s tongue, at the center of most discussions, in the headlines of every news outlet:  The National Rifle Association, aka NRA.  1,258 more words

Political Commentary

Guns, Children, and Trump

Nothing better illustrates America’s abysmal failure to address the persistent public health crisis of mass shootings than the empty proposals put forth by the nation’s president in the aftermath of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day. 1,333 more words

Mental Health

The Sunday Message

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Martin Luther King, Jr. 292 more words

The Sunday Message

Columbine is no longer one of the 10 deadliest shootings in modern US history

After Columbine, it was hard to imagine things getting much worse.

At the time, the shooting at a Colorado high school was the deadliest school attack in US history. 680 more words