Heartbreaking moment as Santa Fe High School student is asked if she thought a shooting ‘would not happen’ at her school:
“It’s been happening everywhere. I’ve always kind of felt like eventually it was going to happen here too.” https://t.co/kymFDSH6D5 pic.twitter.com/0akC5liZn4
— ABC News (@ABC) May 18, 2018
I guess the American “can do” spirit doesn’t apply to saving our students from gun violence, even though we know how to effectively deal with the problem:
Some things experts say could help reduce mass shootings. https://t.co/PcNspsRrN9 @qdbui pic.twitter.com/pMztXpYaJK
— Margot Sanger-Katz (@sangerkatz) May 18, 2018
An ever-growing body of research consistently reaches the same conclusion: The only variable that can explain the high rate of mass shootings in America is its astronomical number of guns https://t.co/tH1B5vqaJ5
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 19, 2018
And one of those solutions is not reducing the number of entrances to schools:
Vox offers additional commentary on that idea.
I’d also encourage you to read This Is School in America Now, which just appeared in The New York Times.
America’s gun problem, explained is from Vox.
Unfortunately, I’ve had to post numerous other related school shooting resources that you can find at:
A Collection Of “Best” Lists Related To Schools, Students & The Fight Against Gun Violence