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“This is not a gun issue. It’s a mental health issue.”

It’s been months since the school shooting in Florida.  I’ve waited patiently but anxiously to write this piece, trying to time it after the Florida shooting, but before the next mass shooting in America. 984 more words


Actions Parents Can Take in the Wake of So Many School Shootings

Looking back, do any of you ever remember having to perform intruder drills in school or hearing about the latest school shooting on the news?  I don’t!  2,198 more words

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This Can’t Be For Real…

I get it, I really do. I think arming teachers is a terrible idea, but I understand that lots of people disagree with me. When it comes to ideas like the ones we’re seeing this morning, though, we can’t possibly disagree. 331 more words

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A High School Shooting In Florida Has Left One Student Injured And A Suspect In Custody

At least one person was injured and a suspect is in custody Friday after a shooting at a high school in Ocala, Florida, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

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Students Walk Out On 19th Anniversary Of Columbine Shootings

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Students across Minnesota and the country are walking out of class Friday, in honor of the victims of a deadly school shooting that happened before most of them were born. 76 more words


Illinois lawmakers want to replace armed school officers with therapists

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Some Illinois lawmakers want to give extra money to schools that replace armed security officers with unarmed social workers and behavior therapists, an approach to safety that’s far different than a national push to add police or arm teachers following a mass shooting at a Florida high school. 514 more words


Parkland Students Are Rallying With Columbine Survivors On The 19th Anniversary Of The Massacre

In a moving show of solidarity, on Thursday 60 students from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, traveled to the Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, on the eve of the 19th anniversary of the school shooting to hold a Vote For Our Lives rally. 267 more words

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