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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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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