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Re: School Violence

Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 10:45 pm
by RoadScholar
Every news site I went to today covered it. Identified the guy, mentioned he was unarmed and tackled the shooter, everything. Raw Story, Huffington, Washinton Post, NYT... everywhere.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 9:56 am
by RVInit
RoadScholar wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 10:45 pm
Every news site I went to today covered it. Identified the guy, mentioned he was unarmed and tackled the shooter, everything. Raw Story, Huffington, Washinton Post, NYT... everywhere.
Just think, if the hero had stopped the shooter using a gun we would be talking about Faux news hosts having orgasms on camera.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:48 am
by TheNewSaint
RoadScholar wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 10:45 pm
Every news site I went to today covered it. Identified the guy, mentioned he was unarmed and tackled the shooter, everything. Raw Story, Huffington, Washinton Post, NYT... everywhere.
They got to it eventually, but I maintain they were very slow to cover it. CNN.com, Reuters, and Fox News didn't have any mention of the story six hours after i first saw it on Facebook (via News and Guts).

Re: School Violence

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:51 am
by TheNewSaint
RVInit wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 9:56 am
Just think, if the hero had stopped the shooter using a gun we would be talking about Faux news hosts having orgasms on camera.
:yeah:

Which is a very sad commentary about news priorities. Stories of great heroism are somehow less important if not done in a way that advances an agenda.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 11:00 am
by Kendra
TheNewSaint wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 7:32 pm
Apparently a teacher, a former college football player, wrestled the shooter down before he did much damage. The teacher and one student were shot, but injuries are not life-threatening.

You'd think this would be a bigger story, eh? I've barely seen it mentioned on any major news sites as of a couple hours ago.
No worries, 45 is on it, unlike he was with the hero at the Waffle House shooting.


Re: School Violence

Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:40 am
by Kendra

The mother of a Santa Fe school shooting victim said that Trump, in their private meeting in Texas, "kept mentioning" arming classroom teachers.

It was like talking to a toddler,” she said.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:36 am
by Volkonski
Hey NRA, tell me again why you think it is a good idea to arm teachers.


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A former high school dean and anti-violence advocate faces up to 20 years in prison for shooting and nearly killing a student he had recruited to sell marijuana for him.

8:30 AM - 1 Jun 2018
Harrison, who had worked as a dean at Boston English High School for five years, recruited 17-year-old Luis Rodriguez to sell marijuana for him at the school and shot him on March 3, 2015, because he believed the student was not generating enough sales and withholding money.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:56 pm
by Volkonski


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The Pasadena Convention Center is 17 miles from Santa Fe HIgh School.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:53 pm
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#BREAKING— Columbia State Community College is on lockdown. Students and staff sheltered in place due to nearby shooting. @columbiastate said shooter is believed to be armed and on foot. Classes canceled for the rest of afternoon @WKRN

12:40 PM - 20 Jun 2018
This is in Tennessee.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:19 pm
by RTH10260
the details:
1 Killed In Shooting Near Columbia State Community College
12:47 PM, Jun 20, 2018

COLUMBIA, Tenn. - One person was killed in a shooting near the campus of Columbia State Community College.

The shooting was reported around noon Wednesday.

According to Columbia Police Department officials, 25-year-old Jaylen Hassan was found with a gunshot wound to his head at the scene on the 1600 block of Lindsey Drive.

He was treated at the scene and transported to Maury Regional Medical Center where he later died.

Officials with Columbia State Community College were alerted of the shooting and placed the school under a lockdown as a precaution.

The lockdown was lifted around 1:45 p.m. when school officials said local authorities no longer believed the suspect was in that immediate area. Those on campus were asked to shelter in place during the lockdown until the all clear was given.

Police identified 29-year-old Andrew Mark Love as the shooter. Witnesses reported that Love ran from the home where it happened. But he was not found in the area during officers' search.

Campus officials said all day classes at all campuses were canceled for the rest of the afternoon. They confirmed evening classes would go on as scheduled.



https://www.newschannel5.com/news/shoot ... ty-college

Re: School Violence

Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:47 am
by Volkonski
Low turnout marks pro-gun rally in Santa Fe

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texa ... 019994.php
A pro-gun rally in Santa Fe failed to draw a large audience on Saturday.

Organized by the San Antonio-based This Is Texas Freedom Force, the “Carry For Our Kids Rally” featured several speakers who presented arguments for arming teachers across Texas schools.

“It’s a really good message,” said Denise Jaimes, 53. “They’re hitting it right on point. It’s just that there’s nobody listening.”

Jaimes and her fiancé drove nearly two hours from their home in Cleveland to attend the rally after hearing about it on Facebook. But when they strolled into the pavilion at Runge Park to find more speakers and media members than actual audience members, she felt let down.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:07 am
by Kendra
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/201 ... -them.html
Sen. Mitch McConnell told community leaders back in his home state that Congress is really powerless to stop the scourge of gun violence in America, the Lexington Herald Leader reports. McConnell is, of course, the Senate Majority Leader, putting him in a unique position to actually do something to address the problem that has touched every part of American life from this week’s newsroom shooting in Annapolis to school shooting after school shooting to the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise during softball practice last June.

But, alas, no. There’s nothing that can be done. “I don’t think at the federal level there’s much that we can do other than appropriate funds,” McConnell said Tuesday, pointing out that Congress had appropriated money to ramp up security at schools. “You would think, given how much it takes to get on an American plane or given how much it takes to get into courthouses, that this might be something that we could achieve, but I don’t think we could do that from Washington, I think it’s basically a local decision.”

“It’s a darn shame that’s where we are but this epidemic is something that’s got all of our attention,” McConnell said of the school shootings.

Welp, I guess that’s that.
That's the entire article, nothing new at the link.

:madguy: :madguy: :madguy:

Re: School Violence

Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:22 am
by Tiredretiredlawyer
Maybe Mitch thought he was talking about his personal impotency problem.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:48 am
by Volkonski

Re: School Violence

Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:59 am
by Volkonski

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Breaking: 3 N. Philly schools on lockdown after 17 year old girl is shot near Central HS. @FOX29philly

8:16 AM - 24 Sep 2018

Re: School Violence

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:40 am
by Volkonski
This is the new high school in our Texas city. :shock: Mrs. V. taught in the Goose Creek ISD for 14 years.

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Goose Creek Memorial High School on lockdown
Looks like things are under control. You worry because there are so many guns floating around in that area.

Goose Creek student taken into custody after social media threat

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texa ... =sftwitter
A Goose Creek Memorial High School student was taken into custody Thursday after a threat was made on social media, school officials said.

The school was temporarily was placed on lockdown because of the threat, according to an announcement on the school district's Facebook page.

The school district, located in Baytown, said no weapons were involved and no one was injured.

"All students and staff are safe," the post read.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:55 pm
by Volkonski

Re: School Violence

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:26 pm
by RTH10260
Volkonski wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:55 pm
https:// twitter.com/JayRJordan/status/1047980852242788352
Jay R. Jordan @JayRJordan

#BREAKING Two teens shot after getting off school bus near Katy #hounews

DETAILS: https://chrn.cl/2yeQQGV

3:44 PM - 4 Oct 2018
Update:
Jay R. Jordan @JayRJordan

NEW: HCSO says the teens were in a confrontation with a homeowner when he opened fire. The shooting happened in the street, off of the homeowner's property, according to HCSO. The homeowner is detained and being questioned by deputies #hounews

STORY: http://chrn.cl/2yeQQGV

Re: School Violence

Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:19 pm
by Chilidog
Chicago Public Schools are bracing for the verdict in the Van Dyke trial.

This could get ugly.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:37 pm
by Jim
Now this is totally beyond stupid...would they would lock boys out of the girls restroom or girls out of the boys restroom in an active shooter situation?

Transgender student barred from lockdown drill and forced to sit alone

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/transge ... 28435.html
When a middle school in Stafford County, Va., had a lockdown drill last week to prepare for potential mass shootings or other emergencies, a transgender student was barred from both the boys’ and girls’ locker room — where other students were taking shelter. She was instead instructed to sit in the gym and then the locker room hallway while teachers discussed where she should go, local LGBTQ rights group Equality Stafford said in a Facebook post.

“Let me be clear. During an event that prepares children to survive an attack by actual assailants, she was treated as if she was so much of a danger to peers that she was left exposed and vulnerable,” Equality Stafford’s Facebook post read.

On top of treating the middle-schooler differently than her classmates, this incident raised the question of where the girl would be allowed to seek shelter in a real emergency.

So the school policy during an emergency situation is to let the trans kid die. Neat. Excuse me while I rage-scream into a corner.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:20 pm
by Chilidog
Jim wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:37 pm
Now this is totally beyond stupid...would they would lock boys out of the girls restroom or girls out of the boys restroom in an active shooter situation?

Transgender student barred from lockdown drill and forced to sit alone

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/transge ... 28435.html
When a middle school in Stafford County, Va., had a lockdown drill last week to prepare for potential mass shootings or other emergencies, a transgender student was barred from both the boys’ and girls’ locker room — where other students were taking shelter. She was instead instructed to sit in the gym and then the locker room hallway while teachers discussed where she should go, local LGBTQ rights group Equality Stafford said in a Facebook post.

“Let me be clear. During an event that prepares children to survive an attack by actual assailants, she was treated as if she was so much of a danger to peers that she was left exposed and vulnerable,” Equality Stafford’s Facebook post read.

On top of treating the middle-schooler differently than her classmates, this incident raised the question of where the girl would be allowed to seek shelter in a real emergency.

So the school policy during an emergency situation is to let the trans kid die. Neat. Excuse me while I rage-scream into a corner.
Is this sufficient grounds for a successful lawsuit against the school district?

Re: School Violence

Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:49 pm
by neeneko
Chilidog wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:20 pm
Is this sufficient grounds for a successful lawsuit against the school district?
For a drill? Probably not.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:02 pm
by Dave at Sea
Getting to safety shouldn't be a gender issue - WTF are the school preparing for? If the toilets are "safe" then why are they teaching the children to go further to a specific gender safe place - your drill should be safety before gender. :brickwallsmall:
But then again - I live in a country where we don't have school shootings as a expected/accepted price of personal gun worship.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:34 am
by Addie
The Hill
Mom stops potential school shooting after reporting racist message to police

A New Jersey mother who spoke up about a disturbing message she received on Facebook reportedly helped stop a potential school shooting from hundreds of miles away.

Koeberle Bull told WKYT in Anderson county, Ky., that she called the police last week after she received racist message from a Facebook user on Wednesday morning.

"(He was) basically repeating himself about hoping my children would die and be hung because they're black. It was definitely racially motivated, 'you and your monkey children' and using the 'n' word a lot," Bull told the local station.

Bull said she didn’t know the man, who was later identified as Dylan Jarrell, 20, and claimed he blocked her account after sending her the hateful message.

But Bull said she was able to discover the man’s identity with the help of her friends, who were able to see his Facebook profile, and found out he lived in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.

That’s when Bull decided to contact the local authorities in Kentucky, telling the local station: "Something in the back of my head was like this isn't right, like something's not sitting well.”

After the call, Kentucky State Police told the station they had pulled into Jarrell’s street just as he was exiting his driveway with over 200 rounds of ammunition and a plan of attack targeting two school districts.

Re: School Violence

Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:18 am
by Volkonski
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Police: Student shot at Butler High School in Matthews, North Carolina, on Monday morning; another student has been taken into custody; scene has been secured - @wcnc

7:05 AM - 29 Oct 2018
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Text messages from a student inside Butler High.

8:10 AM - Oct 29, 2018 · Matthews, NC
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