Gun Control

Read: Opinion: When a ‘Good Guy with a Gun’ Gets Shot

Opinion: When a ‘Good Guy with a Gun’ Gets Shot

Two recent police shootings of ‘Good Guys with Guns’ in Alabama and Oregon are examples of the risks of friendly fire when armed citizens try to become first responders.

Read: Former Coaches of Thousand Oaks Gunman Speak About His Behavior

Former Coaches of Thousand Oaks Gunman Speak About His Behavior

Two former high school track coaches say the shooter’s behavior as a student was “out of control.” He assaulted one of them during practice.

Read: New Jersey Mother’s ‘Gut Feeling’ Stops Potential Shooting in Kentucky

New Jersey Mother’s ‘Gut Feeling’ Stops Potential Shooting in Kentucky

After waking up to horrific Facebook messages from a man in Kentucky, a mother of three decided to alert police from 650 miles away.

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.

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