Tag: School Shootings

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Texas Governor Proposes Plan for Enhancing School Safety

Texas Governor Greg Abbott unveiled a comprehensive new plan to enhance school safety during a Dallas-held news conference on Wednesday. His recommendations come nearly two weeks after an active shooter killed eight students and two teachers plus injured many others at Santa Fe High School.

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North Texas Students Get Active Shooter Awareness Training

The Dallas Independent School District held active shooter awareness training for several thousand students on Monday. This event intended to impart ways to better spot potential threats of campus violence and how to respond should it happen.

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Hagan: The America First Approach To Stopping School Shootings

In the wake of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, pundits and politicians have proposed dozens of ideas to prevent the next school shooting that range from banning semi-automatic weapons to arming teachers. When elected to Congress in the fall, I will put forward a bill with an America First answer to this problem.

Some students taking part in the National School Walkout on Wednesday traveled to the nation's Capitol to villainize the National Rifle Association and demand an end to 'gun violence.'

Youth Carrying Crude Signs, Demanding Gun Control, Descend on Nation’s Capitol

The same left-wing organizers of the Women’s March promoted and helped produce the National School Walkout on Wednesday to honor the 17 people killed last month when a former student with a long history of mental health issues went on a shooting spree at a high school in Parkland, Florida.

Students being led from are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following shooting that killed 17 students. AP Photo: Mike Stocker

Texas Schools Receive Terroristic Threats Following Florida Shooting

At least six schools in Texas have received terroristic threats in the two days following the school shooting in Florida that killed 17 people. In two other incidents, students brought a weapon to school. In another, someone made a frightening 911 call saying a teacher had been shot.

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New Yorker Author Blames America for Overseas School Shootings

Speaking at The New Yorker Festival on October 3, The New Yorker magazine author Malcolm Gladwell placed the blame for school shootings around the world at America’s feet by describing them as “an overwhelmingly American phenomenon.” He added, “To the extent that anything like [school shootings] happens anywhere else in the world, it appears to happen as a reflection of something going on [in America].”

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Students at a Texas University Fearful After Third Shooting

Students at Texas Southern University (TSU) are expressing fear after a third shooting since the beginning of this school year. On Friday, 18-year-old freshman Brent Randall was shot and killed along with another student who was wounded. The shooting occurred at a student apartment complex located on the edge of the university campus.

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Shooting Near a Texas University Campus

A suspect is allegedly in custody in connection to a shooting near Texas Southern University (TSU) that left one person dead and another wounded. The shooting occurred at a student apartment complex near the campus at about 11:30 CDT on Friday morning.

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Oregon Shooting Leads To Speculation About 4chan

State officials have estimated that between 7 and 13 people have been killed at a mass shooting the Umpqua Community College in Oregon. Media outlets have drawn a link between the shooter and /r9k/, a board for social recluses on the