School Shootings

Blogger Suspended from Medium After Pro-Second Amendment Post

Popular Twitter user and blogger “Kantbot” was suspended from Medium, a major blogging platform, after writing an article arguing that poor public school “mental health programs” are more culpable for school shootings than the availability of guns.

Parkland, Sandy Hook suicides put focus on mental health, grief

Russia-Annexed Crimea: Student Massacres 19, Wounds 50 at School

An 18-year-old allegedly massacred his fellow students with a shotgun on Wednesday at a vocational school in Crimea, the Ukrainian territory Russia annexed in 2014, killing 19 and injuring more than 50 others before committing suicide.

TOPSHOT - EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Rescuers carry an injured victim of a blast at at a college in the city of Kerch on October 17, 2018. - Thirteen people were killed and 50 more wounded, most of them teenagers, after a blast tore into a college canteen in …

Texas School District Considers Facial Recognition for Campus Security

A Texas school district hopes to incorporate facial recognition technology and tracking software into its current security suite. This decision comes in response to the deadly high school shootings that happened in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, earlier this year.

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Stephen King Urges Gun Grabbers ‘Don’t Let Up’

Amid failure to secure new gun laws, Stephen King is urging gun grabbers, “Don’t give up.” He wants gun control advocates to keep pushing and specifically notes that they should pursue a ban on “semi-auto rifles,” which he calls “school shooter guns.”

Author Stephen King speaks at Book Expo America, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in New York. King and his son, Owen, have co-written a novel, Sleeping Beauties, to be published in September. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott -- Hurricane Harvey relief briefing. ( Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

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.

State Rep. Christina Hagan