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Gun Control

Read: 3 Taylor High School Students Arrested for Allegedly Planning School Shooting

3 Taylor High School Students Arrested for Allegedly Planning School Shooting

Three Taylor High School students were arrested when classmates allegedly overheard their plans of a school shooting involving firearms and explosives.

Read: DeVos: School Safety Panel Will Not Study Role of Guns

DeVos: School Safety Panel Will Not Study Role of Guns

The federal school safety panel, created after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting, will not look into best practices of foreign nations with significantly lower rates of gun violence.

Read: Survey: Teachers Prefer Mental Health Resources Over Guns

Survey: Teachers Prefer Mental Health Resources Over Guns

A recent survey of Michigan teachers found 95 percent believe increased funding for mental health resources would be effective in preventing gun violence.

Read: Parents of 2 Parkland Shooting Victims to Run for Broward School Board

Parents of 2 Parkland Shooting Victims to Run for Broward School Board

School safety, transparency and accountability will be at the forefront of the parents’ campaigns as they run for seats on the Broward School Board.

Read: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Investing in SROs Over Arming School Staff

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Investing in SROs Over Arming School Staff

Money from a program to arm school staff members will be put toward hiring school resource officers.

Read: Civil Rights Groups: Police in Schools Won’t End Gun Violence Epidemic

Civil Rights Groups: Police in Schools Won’t End Gun Violence Epidemic

Several civil rights groups met on Monday to voice their opinion that placing armed officers in schools will not address the nation’s gun violence epidemic.

Read: House Passes School Safety Bill in 407-10 Bipartisan Vote

House Passes School Safety Bill in 407-10 Bipartisan Vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee also held a hearing to discuss failures made by the FBI and law enforcement in acting on warning signs displayed by the Parkland gunman.

Read: Schools Handling National Student Walkouts Differently

Schools Handling National Student Walkouts Differently

Schools have both endorsed the National Walkout Day and condemned it in statements to parents and students.

Read: Explaining Florida’s New School Safety Law

Explaining Florida’s New School Safety Law

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act features several broad and controversial reforms.

Read: White House Unveils Gun and School Safety Proposals

White House Unveils Gun and School Safety Proposals

The proposals primarily focus on hardening school security, improving background checks for gun buyers and overhauling the mental health system.

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