The Massachusetts Education Board Voted Unanimously Against Arming Teachers in Classrooms

A school board in Massachusetts has voted against arming teachers in the classroom as a response to shootings on school campuses. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, an eleven-member board, voted unanimously against a proposal to arm teachers in Massachusetts schools, arguing it could make schools “less safe.” The resolution has no legal or […]

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Citibank Moves to Restrict its Clients from Certain Gun-Sale Activity

Citibank has announced that it will request its clients observe certain gun control measures in order to become clients, or partner with the bank. The regulations will apply only to new customers. Citibank will require new retail clients to not sell firearms to anyone who hasn’t passed a background check, restrict firearm sales to anyone […]

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Armed High School Officer Shoots and Kills Attacker After Gunman Shoots Two Students

A high school resource officer shot and killed a gunman at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland this morning after the gunman shot two fellow students with a handgun. The attacker, Austin Wyatt Rollins shot a fellow classmate, a 16-year-old female shortly before classes started this morning at 8 a.m. He then shot […]

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Ohio High School Student Suspended for Not Participating in Nationwide Gun Control Walkout

An Ohio high school student was suspended for refusing to participate in a walkout protesting gun violence last week. Hilliard Davidson High School Senior Jacob Shoemaker said he was presented with a choice, he could either participate in the walkout or he could go to the school library where other students who refused to participate […]

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Thousands of Students Across the Nation Stage Walkout in Commemoration of One-Month Anniversary of Shooting in Parkland, FL

Students across the nation walked out of class yesterday demanding action on the part of lawmakers in Washington D.C., and in state capitals, to stem the tide of gun violence on school campuses across the country. A 17-minute walkout began at 10 a.m. in each time zone across the country, a tribute to the seventeen […]

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White House Unveils Gun Control Measures

The White House unveiled a framework of measures and initiatives aimed at reducing gun and school violence in the U.S.  They don’t include specific legislation but do make a series of recommendations to Congress, as well as states, to push through stricter gun-control proposals. The White House is encouraging states to provide “rigorous” firearms training […]

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National Rifle Association Files Suit Against State of Florida Over New Gun Control Law

The National Rifle Association has filed suit against the State of Florida over a new law signed today by Governor Rick Scott that prohibits individuals younger than 21 years of age from purchasing a firearm. “Florida’s ban is an affront to the Second Amendment, as it totally eviscerates the right of law-abiding adults between the […]

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Congressman Receives Campaign Donation of “Thoughts and Prayers” in Wake of Deadly Parkland H.S. Shooting

A Republican U.S. Congressman has received a campaign donation of “thoughts and prayers,” in the wake of a deadly school shooting that claimed seventeen lives and wounded fourteen others last week. “Since you and your colleagues in Congress seem to feel that this is the solution to mass murder, please accept this contribution,” a note […]

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Sales of Bulletproof School Bags Jump in Wake of Parkland Shooting

A Massachusetts company that sales bullet-proof backpacks has seen a spike in sales in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting this week.  The company, Bullet Blocker, sells backpacks that are lined with Kevlar an are capable of withstanding a gunshot it says. Bullet Blocker says it sold 500 bags on Thursday this week […]

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