“I feel broken, I feel defeated. Right now on my mind, it’s not going to be fine.” Six students at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., spoke to a Times reporter.
Police in Georgia say officers have responded to reports of shots fired at a Dalton high school and a teacher is now in custody
It’s potentially proof that arming teachers isn’t the great idea many thought it might have been just a week ago.
This now makes three school shootings in communities that I’ve either been directly touched by or been in close proximity to following two others: a shooting at Johns Hopkins in April 1996 involving a friend who was staying in my apartment at the time and the Heath High School Shooting in Paducah, KY in 1997 in the town where I’d lived briefly in 1996.
This has long since ceased to be a political issue and is a pressing public health issue that needs to be addressed on multiple levels.
The president wants merit-based migration. But what counts as merit? We also report on the shooting at a Florida school in which at least 17 people died.