By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON — Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according to a U.S. Secret Service study released Thursday. In at least four cases, attackers wanted to emulate other […]
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Opinion: We are the children of gun violence, fear, racism and hate. Will you love us more than your guns?
We are the children of gun violence. We are the generation of Columbine, of Virginia Tech, of Sandy Hook, of MSD. We are the children who know every exit and hiding place in our schools. When we were young we were taught to hide, if you’re quiet maybe the shooter won’t find you, maybe you’ll […]
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This is not Parkland: Douglas County, divided on guns but eager to prevent another school shooting, tries to find its voice
HIGHLANDS RANCH — For Kelly Murphy, the meeting was three years in the making, since a relative with mental illness got a gun and murdered a neighbor. Her resolve to stand up against gun violence solidified after the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, when Murphy told herself that if teenagers could speak out on […]