Wed
Feb 14 2018
07:41 pm

Senseless tragedy at Broward Co. school claims 17 lives. Shooter in custody. Reports say he used an AR-15 with a high capacity magazine. Congress does nothing. State legislators do nothing. Law enforcement hands are tied until after the fact in most cases. This is not normal. It is unacceptable.

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bizgrrl's picture

As was said by a couple of

As was said by a couple of teachers at the school, our country and society has failed us.

bizgrrl's picture

From ABC News, "Everytown for

From ABC News, "Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun control advocacy group, had recorded 17 school shootings on their website prior to this afternoon's shooting in Parkland, Florida."

"Everytown defines a school shooting as "any time a firearm discharges a live round inside a school building or on a school campus or grounds, as documented by the press and, when necessary, confirmed through further inquiries with law enforcement or school officials," according to its website."

From The Guardian, "Just seven weeks into 2018, there have been eight shootings at US schools that have resulted in injury or death."

michael kaplan's picture

Uhh ...

Is Knoxville still renting public facilities to gun merchants?

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