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**BREAKING** Shooting confirmed at High School in Maryland, facility on lockdown

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posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 08:54 AM
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Wow this is my hometown, I went to GMHS. It’s been popping up all over my newsfeed. It was considered the “hood” school of the county back when I attended. It’s been pretty gentrified over the years. Best wishes to all involved.
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posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:00 AM
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a reply to: SailorJerry


No one is "pushing the agenda" there are unhappy, mentally unstable, children who see these shootings and it makes them feel this may be the solution. Of coarse it isn't.






posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:06 AM
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a reply to: kurthall

And how are you so sure about that, kurty? Don't speak in absolutes when you clearly don't know for certain. Makes you look foolish.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:09 AM
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This will just be more ammunition for the left to push their "gun control" agenda... All the facts about this incident will be ignored.

More rights for everyone to possibly lose because of some pyscho that was ignored/overlooked or a failure in implementing "smart" security measures.
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posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:09 AM
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originally posted by: kurthall
a reply to: SailorJerry


No one is "pushing the agenda" there are unhappy, mentally unstable, children who see these shootings and it makes them feel this may be the solution. Of coarse it isn't.





No ones pushing an agenda? How fast did the left set up that one sided town hall?

What about the walkouts funded by the same people who funded the women’s march????? That be soros and FARRAKAHN!



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:23 AM
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a reply to: Sublimecraft

Someone around me got arrested trying to show solidarity. What a #ing idiot. Let responders do their jobs.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:34 AM
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a reply to: Sublimecraft

Multiple school shootings in the NEWS.

Like baiting a trap for the psychos out there. Good job main scream media. We get it. Ban guns ban guns ban guns, for the children!

Now go ignore the destruction your US gubment is wreaking on women and children in endless wars , with guns.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:35 AM
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a reply to: SailorJerry

THis is the device i have been going on and on about.

My son is a teacher in San Antonio. We bought him something similar to this. He'd already bought one, so he gave it to another teacher. I chalked that up as a double win.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:36 AM
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a reply to: SailorJerry
Shooters would love this! Don't show your weapon until they get in the room. Locked and barricaded in a room with all of your potential victims.

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posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:37 AM
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originally posted by: trontech
a reply to: SailorJerry
Shooters would love this! Don't show your weapon until get in the room. Locked and barricaded in a room with all of your potential victims.


It takes seconds to deploy and remove.

You should check out some videos on it..

ETA: in fact, since most school doors open inwards in our experience, the device my son got is nothing more than a simple door wedge made of steel with a rubber foot.
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posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:42 AM
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Where's SuperTrump when you need him.?



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:44 AM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

You're right, If it stopped entry into a classroom and saved lives, it's worth it.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:45 AM
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a reply to: Sublimecraft

It would appear that there had been threats made about a month ago toward the Great Mills School.
www.thebaynet.com...
It seems if I am remembering correctly that quite a few of these threats are originating through snapchat.
wjla.com...
They are stating, from sources, that the school resource officer jumped into action to stop the threat and thank goodness he was in the right place at the right time, it would seem.
I would hope our local SRO would do same. I also read somewhere this morning that this started as students were entering the school, before first period bell. At my daughter's school it is very hectic with parent drop offs and walkers and the buses and everyone going to their lockers and the gym and breakfast etc. It's a busy time in other words (shorter).



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:49 AM
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It's so sad to think that once again the NRA will be unjustly thrust into the spotlight for this. Their vigilant crusade to stop any sensible gun legislation will again bring them unfair scrutiny. After all, they are doing their best to make sure that more than 30,000 Americans die this year from gunfire. Please help them in their quest. PRAY FOR THE NRA!



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:50 AM
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originally posted by: Soloprotocol
Where's SuperTrump when you need him.?


Yeah because Trump has all the answers. I guess law enforcement get a pass from you huh. Stopping deranged criminals isnt important or anything...
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posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:51 AM
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originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: TNMockingbird

I'm sure it comes down to cost and efficiency. The machines plus guards to monitor them.

You're right I'm sure Jin.
Having been a past member of the boosters, we have raised money for weights, trips, uniforms and other equipment.
Other groups within the school have done same. There has been some chatter about hiring an extra SRO (for each high school in the county) for about $50 per day with the money coming from the sale of property seizures and other things...
I would think that as a community, most parents of school aged children would be on board with donating money to purchase whatever equipment is necessary to protect everyone as adequately as possible.
I think the idea of 2 SROs is good except that our campus is quite spread out with many building not attached to the main building that children must travel across the grounds to get to.
Anyway, a question that I will ask if given the opportunity at the meeting (whenever they decide to hold it!) is about the fund raising for the door guards or metal detectors or whatever is agreed to.
I wouldn't think that the cost of safety wouldn't have to necessarily come from taxes (as many don't have school aged children) and could come from a uniting of the parents and concerned family/friends.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:52 AM
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originally posted by: Iamnotadoctor
It's so sad to think that once again the NRA will be unjustly thrust into the spotlight for this. Their vigilant crusade to stop any sensible gun legislation will again bring them unfair scrutiny. After all, they are doing their best to make sure that more than 30,000 Americans die this year from gunfire. Please help them in their quest. PRAY FOR THE NRA!


You know we have completely jumped the shark as a society when we blame a monolithic organization for an individual killing people.

Personal responsibility is dead.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 09:57 AM
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a reply to: TNMockingbird
So that would leave the poorer communities SOL.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 10:04 AM
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Well according to this source:

www.msn.com...
The SRO ended the shooting by shooting the gunman and wounding him...

Score one for Trump and the NRA...competent adults with a gun can stop these things when they start.



posted on Mar, 20 2018 @ 10:06 AM
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originally posted by: TNMockingbird

originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: TNMockingbird

I'm sure it comes down to cost and efficiency. The machines plus guards to monitor them.

You're right I'm sure Jin.
Having been a past member of the boosters, we have raised money for weights, trips, uniforms and other equipment.
Other groups within the school have done same. There has been some chatter about hiring an extra SRO (for each high school in the county) for about $50 per day with the money coming from the sale of property seizures and other things...
I would think that as a community, most parents of school aged children would be on board with donating money to purchase whatever equipment is necessary to protect everyone as adequately as possible.
I think the idea of 2 SROs is good except that our campus is quite spread out with many building not attached to the main building that children must travel across the grounds to get to.
Anyway, a question that I will ask if given the opportunity at the meeting (whenever they decide to hold it!) is about the fund raising for the door guards or metal detectors or whatever is agreed to.
I wouldn't think that the cost of safety wouldn't have to necessarily come from taxes (as many don't have school aged children) and could come from a uniting of the parents and concerned family/friends.


It makes me sad to think that local governments are planning to pay for their vital services with funds budgeted from a revenue stream that is essentially the authorities randomly stealing property from citizens without due process.




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