In her letter to the editor, Rita Kasky writes: “The student movement is crossing the country, educating our citizens (as more and more school shooting amass) and pleading for cooperation from all of us.”
BCD students invite neighbors, siblings, friends, and other students they may know and who may be available, especially with the public school vacation week, to meet them at Lilac Park and share in the event.
There is a reason Amatul-Wadud cares so much about people. It’s because, as a lawyer specializing in probate, families, custody and visitation rights, “I get to see people in their most intimate spaces.”
“I think the best way to ensure safety is around building relationships and making sure kids are known and connected to multiple adults.” –Peter Dillon, Berkshire Hille Regional School District superintendent
Following the latest school shooting atrocity in Parkland, Florida, another Children’s Crusade is rising: a largely youth-bred movement meant to persuade legislators to take some meaningful action to stem the needless deaths of our country’s children in schools.
It didn’t take long for me to realize that the young adults of Parkland were cutting through the layers of despair I had built up all these years. They were telling their truth with passion and conviction.
On an average, 96 people a day are killed by gunfire in the United States. Yesterday, 17 children were killed in Florida. That leaves 79 others whose names and faces we won’t be seeing online or in print, but they are still dead.
Markey cited solar and wind power as future drivers of the economy and he questioned why the Trump administration did not see it as a source of jobs for unemployed workers, especially the blue-collar workers Trump purports to represent.
The author has now reworded the graphic for clarity. His original intent was certainly not to make light of mass murder. It was to show the absurdity of the NRA’s position that arming the population is a better solution to gun violence than any type of gun regulation.
It’s time to do whatever it takes to stop these horrendous massacres by tightening up the sale and possession of firearms, making sure that only those who are well trained and mentally sound can legally possess them.