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GUNS IN SCHOOLS
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School Resource Officer Accidentally Fires Gun Into Cafeteria Wall
The Florida officer's gun was holstered but reportedly went off when he leaned against a wall.
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U.S. Department Of Education Is Sued For Withholding Information On Arming Teachers
Advocacy groups want to know if the NRA had a hand in the decision to allow schools to use federal funds to buy guns.
Florida Third-Grader Accused Of Pointing Gun At Classmates
The boy allegedly targeted students who bullied him, police said.
There’s A Real Gun Show For Kids Like ‘Kinder-Guardians,’ And It’s Made By The NRA
Eddie Eagle isn't as overtly sinister as the "Who Is America?" iteration, but he doesn't seem to be helping kids, either.
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Ohio Legislator Says Students Should Be Able To Bring Guns To School
He has a very open idea of open carry.
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Teachers Slam Trump’s Call For More Guns In Schools: ‘Are You F**king Insane?’
Educators tell the president they want to teach, not shoot.
A New NRA Program
Author, "Paper Doll Orgy" (TNB Press)
A new plan near schools.
The Denver Channel
Colorado School District Takes 'Proactive Approach' To Security, Buys 10 Assault Weapons
The district security director was able to make the purchase without consulting the school board.
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Kids Have Brought More Than 185 Guns To School Since The Start Of The Academic Year
On March 16, an 11-year-old child in Queens, New York, found a loaded .380-caliber handgun under his grandfather’s bed and
The Glamorization of Toy Guns -- Counter-Productive Symbolism?
Director | Consultant | PR | Media | Ethical & Sustainabilit...
With names like Shooting Play, Army Machine Gun and Rapid Firing Gun, are we not pretending that these toys are doing anything other than re-enacting death and destruction in a play format?
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Those Who Say Guns Don't Kill People Are Anti-American Bigots
William H. Harwood
Instructor of Philosophy, The University of Texas-Pan American
"Guns don't kill people. People kill people." We've all heard this argument. Some think it ridiculous, while others chant it like a mantra--especially every time one of a thousand massacres in the US manages to get airtime, or a kid shoots another kid.
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Texas Lawmaker Says Students Already Bring Guns To Class Illegally
The author of a law allowing guns in class says proposals to block firearms from classrooms "will not pass."
Wyoming House Approves Bill Allowing Guns In Schools
By Reuters, Reuters
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, seven states now have provisions allowing the carrying of concealed
Utah Teacher Shoots Herself In Leg With Concealed Weapon
By Reuters, Reuters
In a letter posted online, Westbrook principal Karen Chatterton urged parents to "have a conversation with your child about
Massachusetts Creates National Gun Safety Model
Robert A. DeLeo
Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
While states in much of the country were content to take quick action to address gun violence, Massachusetts took time to craft a comprehensive and strong bill which has garnered wide support. Our law in Massachusetts is unique.
Should Kids Be Taught About Guns in School?
Senior Digital Editor and Producer, the Aspen Institute
Metcalf made headlines late last year when his long-time career at
Guns & Ammo
came to an end after a piece he wrote about the line between firearm regulation and the 2nd Amendment.
Schools Were Getting Much Safer Until 2010, Government Report Says
But in 2012, more students experienced other types of crimes in schools than they did elsewhere. Schools continue to see
Photo Of Concealed Weapons Permit Gets Army Vet Banned From Daughter's School
"I feel like a criminal. I want I want to be heard. I want a public apology," Mount, whose daughter is disabled, told the
Colorado School Allows Teachers, Staff Members To Carry Concealed Handguns
An unnamed Briggsdale staff member who spoke to The Greeley Tribune agreed with the new concealed carry plans, saying it
School Employee Poses As Armed Robber To Teach Students Lesson
"In my opinion, I think the realistic events -- of course I have a military background -- so the more realistic you can make
Bullies With Guns
Businessman, long-time gun violence prevention activist, found...
As a third generation Coloradan, I'm confident this is neither the vision nor the image of Colorado the vast majority carry in their hearts. However, the question now is; what are we willing to do about it?
North Carolina Elementary School To Raffle Off Rifle For Fundraiser
A North Carolina elementary school has come under fire for choosing to raffle off a rifle at an upcoming school fundraiser
Arkansas Christian Academy Arms Staff
Reddit user Jmillerdude posted a photo on Thursday afternoon with the caption “A private school in Central Arkansas recently voted to allow the staff to have guns on campus. This is the sign they put up.” His post had received more than 4,000 comments by Thursday evening.
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