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originally posted by: TinfoilTP
originally posted by: oloufo
a reply to: Jefferton
maybe its because of all the guns? just a thought.
Maybe it's because liberals and guns don't mix after being stirred up by the MSM Fake News for a year.
Gunman arrested at Trump resort in Florida after opening fire, yelling 'anti-Trump sentiment'
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: olaru12
OK, where's the political point there? He's not waving a sign around touting the 2nd amendment, he seems to be there as a local resident supporting those looking for support. By that judgement, those speaking to the media are trying to score political points by exercising their 1st Amendment rights.
Again, get over yourself.
For all those who believe that schools are under siege like never before, it is instructive to take a statistical road trip back in time.
Since 1990, there have been 22 shootings at elementary and secondary schools in which two or more people were killed, not counting those perpetrators who committed suicide.
Whereas five of these incidents have occurred over the past five-plus years since 2013, claiming the lives of 27 victims (17 at Parkland), the latter half of the 1990s witnessed seven multiple-fatality shootings with a total of 33 killed (13 at Columbine).
In fact, the 1997-98 school year was so awful, with four multiple-fatality shooting sprees at the hands of armed students (in Pearl, Miss.; West Paducah, Ky.; Jonesboro, Ark.; and Springfield, Ore.), that then-President Clinton formed a White House expert committee to advise him. Nearly a decade later, President Bush convened a White House Conference on School Safety in the wake of multiple-fatality incidents during his administration.