Prevent School Shootings

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Many shootings happen in schools everywhere like the shooting at Sandy Hook, a senseless tragedy for the students and teachers. The shooting happened December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooter was a 20-year-old man named Adam Lanza. He killed 20 children and 6 staff members. Another example is the Columbine High School Massacre, a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at the Columbine High School in Columbine. In addition to the shootings, the attack involved a fire bomb to divert firefighters, propane tanks converted to bombs placed in the cafeteria, 99 explosive devices, and car bombs. There was 12 students and one teacher that were murdered, 21 additional people were injured, also there was three more were injured while attempting to escape the school. At approximately 11:19 a.m., Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, began shooting at fellow students outside Columbine High School. A little after 12:00 pm, the two teen boys Eric and Dylan had killed themselves. This project is going to show that we have ways to help prevent school shootings. It is dangerous to have guns in schools because you can have kids fighting or arguing and then you go to turn around you see someone pulling out a gun to shoot at another student. They can also be playing with the gun thinking its a toy. For example, the parents of the child who brought the gun to school is defending him, saying that the boy found the gun on a bed at home and was trying to keep it away from his 3…show more content…
I believe that there shouldn’t be any guns allowed on the streets. I know some people need them for safety, but not all types of people need it. People that have been in jail for killings, shootings or have a bad background should not have a gun because they are the ones who were responsible for violence in the past. People who have a bad background should not have access to any type of
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