This really torques my jaw. Yes, the intent for the rescinding of the federal order is to protect children from predators. However, the school shootings, if a little research is done, will be shown to have happened in places that have designated themselves as “Gun-Free Zones”. 1,021 more words
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For all of my talk about people being seduced by culture and violence, it’s worth saying that I’ve fallen under the spell many times.
From late gradeschool on, when I first discovered writing, oftentimes I tried to sum up my sense of loneliness, and later actual depression, by writing fictional accounts of school shooters. 574 more words
Have you ever wished that you could turn back time. I do. Every once in a while, I wish I could re-do high school all over again, but go back as who I am today. 1,642 more words
“If I could see the top of the tower, then the sniper could see me,” says Ray Martinez, former Austin, Texas, patrolman, as he recalls the chain of events that thrust him into the line of fire during America’s first mass school shooting. 832 more words
As there were no victories for the bullies to post about, I am able to continue my theme of the role of music in school shootings in books. 392 more words
When we say goodbye to our kids in the morning as they trundle off to school, we all hope they will spend their day in a safe and secure space. 622 more words