LA Schools Call for More Gun Control in Wake of Shootings

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy De Vos was in Parkland to visit Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

"These are not joking matters and we stand with our law enforcement partners in ensuring all students, teachers, and staff can learn and work in a safe environment".

Another teenage survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre has said he plans to sue: The Broward School Board on Monday received a demand letter from lawyers representing the family of injured student Kyle Laman. According to another article by 9NEWS, the Cherry Creek School District is taking these threats seriously and holding accountability to the people responsible. They see through the empty posturing and self-interest from those of us who theoretically are older and wiser, one shooting after another. "In fact, black youth, who've been passionately advocating for gun control measures, have been demonized, obfuscated, and overlooked". We are not safe at school.

No doubt, one of the most contentious elements of this bill is the voluntary school marshall's program.

De Blasio said he wants younger students to participate in the protest, but to remain in their school and gather for a memorial. "No more innocent lives can be taken".

"I would say I felt extremely safe", said Hibshman on the police presence.

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LA Schools Call for More Gun Control in Wake of Shootings

"If someone is unstable and even thinking of doing an unspeakable act, I don't want my kid to be out there as a target", high school parent Connie Yoshikawa said. "There's a difference", said Johnson. "We will investigate every reported incident and prosecute those who are responsible". It also allows officers of the law to temporarily seize guns and ammunition from people suffering from mental illness or threatening violence.

The Parkland shooting, which took place now three weeks ago at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was just one of hundreds of school shootings the U.S. has seen in recent years.

After all, what business do high school students have speaking out about ... high school shootings? There can be a whole new movement of School Shooters for Gun Control. "A student should never have to send their final words to their parents via text message".

This past weekend, the topic of arming teachers was addressed at the National Governors Association, where Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said: "Right now, the reason it is easy to kill people in a school is because it is a gun-free zone and is known to be a gun-free zone". The students made a few remarks, randomly and unrehearsed, and returned to class. Too many lives have been taken in school shootings. From peers and from teachers, but we also need help from administrators, community members, and our representatives. She is a senior at Gorham High School.