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4 Takeaways From Trump’s NRA Speech

May 5, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump spoke Friday to the nation’s largest gun rights advocacy group, but touched on numerous other issues apart from the Second Amendment and school safety. Trump addressed the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Dallas. The president’s nearly hour long remarks came less than three months after the Feb. […]

School Personnel In These Gun-Control States Are Trained In Firearms Use

March 26, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Mark Zilnskas, a high school math teacher in Pennsylvania, took firearms and emergency-response training even though his state prohibits guns in school. Allowing teachers to have access to firearms at school became a national issue after President Donald Trump advocated it in response to the Feb. 14 massacre of 17 at […]

White House Releases New Details On School Safety Agenda

March 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump will push states to make it easier to seize weapons from people a court finds dangerous, hold federal agencies more accountable for background checks, and promote arming teachers. The White House’s formal release of a school safety agenda is an early step, as the president is also naming […]

Could You Spot A Potential School Shooter?

April 24, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ In April 1999, we were all stunned by the news that Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold had attacked and killed students at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado and, more recently, in December 2012, that Adam Lanza, after killing his mother at home, then massacred twenty-six staff and students at Sandy […]

Time To Arm Teachers

October 6, 2013 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ School has been back in session for a month and there hasn’t been a mass shooting – yet. Will there be one this year? Most likely. Where? When? By whom? We can’t answer the first two, but we can place a fairly safe bet on the third. If the past is […]