if you want to address gun safety in this region, allow guns in schools and literally get them in the hands of children. At issue here is educating kids about firearms to put facts into their heads that otherwise will be filled with fears.
President Donald Trump’s federal commission on school safety concluded in a report released Tuesday that raising the age to buy firearms probably wouldn’t stop the next school shooting because attackers often procure guns illegally.
A majority of the Wyoming House of Representatives wants to do away with gun-free zones, including zones around schools and colleges. That means teachers, staff — anyone who obtains a concealed-carry permit — could bring a firearm into K-12 schools.
Shayanne Nelson, 18, and Tyrell Bitsilly, 21, were charged with child abuse after Nelson’s young child found a gun in the room and accidentally fired it. The bullet hit an eight-month-old girl in the face.
Democrats in the Oregon Legislature plan to introduce a bill in 2019 that would require gun owners to securely store their weapons using locks. Gun owners who fail to follow through could be fined as much as $500, or $2,000 if a child gets unauthorized access to the firearm.
A National Rifle Association-certified gun instructor led the Einstein Medical Center pediatrics department through a firearms safety course on Tuesday, stressing that adherence helps prevent gun fatalities.
On September 3, 2018 Des Moines police fielded calls that could put anyone on high alert. “We had several people give us a call that they saw a young man walking the street and he was armed with a hand gun,” said Des Moines Police Sergeant Paul Parizek.
When Initiative 1639 goes into effect, gun owners can be charged with a crime if their firearms end up in the wrong hands. That has a lot of gun owners asking about their options. What about gun safes?
“It’s too bad I won’t get to see all the illogical and pathetic reasons people will put in my mouth as to why I did it,” (Ian David Long) posted as police were arriving at the Borderline Bar. “I hope people call me insane … wouldn’t that just be a big ball of irony? Yeah … I’m insane … but the only thing you people do after these shootings…
Davis says he hopes the the national conversation on firearm safety can be pushed forward. He makes it clear that he is not talking about gun control. “I want to talk about firearm injury prevention.” He has an interesting relationship with guns: He owns several. Growing up in the Midwest, he hunted with his father – and these days he enjoys target, trap and skeet shooting.
The district will be taking several enhanced safety measures, including random wand screenings. The district says that will start after the winter break. CMS has already ordered 50 of the $300 wands. Wilcox thinks it will take staff about five seconds to wand a single student.