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Colorado Republican & Columbine Survivor Favors Guns in Schools

Opinion Colorado state Rep. Patrick Neville, a 45th District Republican, supports allowing armed teachers on school campuses. (Screen snip, YouTube, KUSA 9News) U.S.A. –-( Colorado state House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, a third-term Republican, supports legislation to allow concealed handguns on school campuses and defended that position recently in an interview with NPR, and the second-generation lawmaker has a unique perspective: he’s a survivor of the 1999 Columbine Hi...
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Austin Eubanks: Columbine shooting survivor found dead in Colorado, aged 37

A man who survived the 1999 Columbine school shooting has died at his home in Colorado.Austin Eubanks, who worked as an advocate for fighting addiction, died overnight in the city of Steamboat Springs, Routt County coroner Robert Ryg said.His cause of death is currently unknown but no foul play is suspected and an autopsy will be carried out on Monday.Mr Eubanks’ family said he had “lost the battle with the very disease he fought so hard to help others face”.“We thank the recovery community for ...
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‘Take Back The Second’ Gun Rights Rally Planned For Saturday At Colorado Capitol

Rally for our Rights Take Back the Second Event Flyer DENVER, Col. – -( Saturday, May 18th, 11am to 2pm, Rally for our Rights is hosting a TAKE BACK THE SECOND rally at the Colorado State Capitol. This event has been in the works since the Colorado Legislature passed HB19-1177 “Red Flag” Emergency Risk Protection Orders ERPO. Event speakers will include: Evan Todd – Columbine High School Shooting survivor Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams – leader in opposition to ERPO and Second...
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Columbine Survivor, Now Gun Rights Advocate In Colorado House

Colorado House GOP Leader Patrick Neville survived the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School and now is a gun rights advocate. He talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the latest school shooting.
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How school resource officers in Southern California are connecting with students to prevent shootings, other crimes

As legislators in Sacramento and around the country work to prevent school shootings and protect students from active shooters, Southern California school police officers daily worry about that problem — and many other potential threats to student safety. The officers and deputies assigned to schools, called School Resource Officers or SROs, are tasked with generally keeping order, breaking up fights and dealing with problems like drug dealing, gang activity and bullying. The officers work to pr...
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Grieving Students Walk Out of Colorado School Shooting Vigil: ‘This Was Not About Us’

Rick Wilking/ReutersHIGHLANDS RANCH, Colorado—A day after two students shot up a school, survivors walked out of a vigil organized by gun control advocates, saying they felt excluded from what should have been an opportunity to grieve.Team Enough and Moms Demand Action helped promote the Wednesday evening gathering, and more than 100 students and several hundred parents from the STEM School packed into the gymnasium bleachers, hoping to find community and catharsis.But after sitting through rema...
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At least 2 handguns used in STEM school shooting

Two high school students used at least two handguns in the shooting at a charter school that killed one of their classmates and injured eight others in a Colorado community that just weeks ago marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation's worst school shootings, at nearby Columbine High School, authorities said Wednesday.
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Colorado is scarred by 2 decades of mass shootings

Once again, gunfire erupted in a Colorado school, this time leaving one student dead and eight others wounded. The carnage occurred miles from Columbine High School, yet another in a litany of tragedy -- two decades removed -- in which two students opened fire on classmates, killing 12 of them and a teacher.
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1 Student Killed, 8 Injured In Colorado School Shooting

An 18-year-old died and eight people were injured after two students opened fire at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado on Tuesday afternoon. Authorities said the two suspects are in custody."This is a terrible event. This is something that no one wants to have happen in their community," Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said in a press conference. "Two individuals walked into the STEM school, got deep inside the school and engaged students in two separate locations."One suspect has bee...
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Ivanka Trump Cancels Appearance Near Colorado School Shooting

White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump cancelled an appearance nearby the STEM School Highlands Ranch Wednesday, saying that she didn’t want to divert resources from the deadly shooting that occurred there on Tuesday. Per the Denver Post, the first daughter had been scheduled to discuss workplace development at Lockheed Martin. On Tuesday, two suspects shot up the STEM School Highlands Ranch, killing at least one student and injuring eight more. Per CNN, a few students tried to tackle the gu...
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'Mommy, there's a gun ... shot at my school.' Shooting near Columbine leaves 1 dead and 8 wounded

Just a few miles from Columbine High School, gunfire echoed through the hallways of yet another Colorado school.
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Tuesday's Colorado school shooting shares a rare connection with the Columbine massacre, expert says

A Colorado school shooting that left one student dead and eight others injured Tuesday shares an uncommon connection with the deadly assault on Columbine High School 20 years ago.
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Suspect in Denver area school shooting identified

A school shooting not far from Columbine High School left one student dead and eight others injured on Tuesday, authorities said.
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1 dead, 8 hurt in Colorado school shooting, 2 in custody

Two students opened fire Tuesday inside a charter school in an affluent suburb of Denver not far from Columbine High School , killing a teenager, wounding eight and spreading minutes of terror before they were taken into custody with no injuries, authorities said.
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One student dead in school shooting in suburban Denver, 8 others injured

A school shooting not far from Columbine High School left one student dead and eight others injured on Tuesday, authorities said.
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Denver: One student killed and seven injured in shooting at school

Several are in critical condition, sheriff’s department spokeswoman says, and the two shooters are in custodyOne 18-year-old student was killed and seven teenagers were injured when two students opened fire Tuesday inside a charter school in an affluent community in Denver, Colorado.Douglas county sheriff Tony Spurlock said the pair walked into the Stem School Highlands Ranch, which is located not far from Columbine High School, and began shooting students in two classrooms. Within minutes, depu...
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Eight injured in school shooting in suburban Denver, 2 suspects are in custody

Two suspects were in custody Tuesday after a school shooting about seven miles from Columbine High School left eight students injured, authorities said.
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8 hurt, 2 in custody after school shooting outside Denver

Gunfire erupted Tuesday inside a suburban Denver middle school not far from Columbine High School, wounding eight people before two students were taken into custody, authorities said.
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Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday with a remembrance ceremony that celebrated the school's survival and by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects and laying flowers and cards at a memorial to the 13 people killed.
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Columbine Survivors Reflect, and Reckon With Specter of Future Shootings

On the 20th anniversary of the Colorado school shooting, survivors gathered to remember their classmates who were killed. Several said they now worry about their own children.
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Coloradans mark 20th anniversary of a dark day: Columbine shooting

It has been 20 years since two heavily armed young men in dark trenchcoats entered a Colorado high school and launched a bloody attack that seared the word "Columbine" into the American psyche, forever transforming the debate on gun rights and school violence. As people on Saturday prepared to mark the anniversary of the massacre in Littleton, Colorado -- in which teenaged shooters Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris killed 12 Columbine High School students and a teacher before turning their guns on ...
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Solemn service to mark 20th anniversary of Columbine High massacre

A week-long series of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre culminates on Saturday with a remembrance ceremony celebrating the lives of the 13 victims slain in the rampage. Betty Shoels, the aunt of murdered student Isaiah Shoels, said her 18-year-old nephew was a fun-loving athlete who was always smiling, despite feeling out of place as one of the school's few African-American students. Evan Todd was a sophomore at Columbine two decades ago when he wa...
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20 Years On, The Background Check System Continues To Miss Dangerous Gun Buyers

Mere months before the shooting at Columbine High School, the federal government established a background check system to screen gun buyers but shootings haven't waned.(Image credit: Eric Gay/AP)
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How The Columbine Massacre Shaped Survivors' Lives 20 Years Later

Some people who were students at Columbine High School in 1999 are now parents themselves. And what they experienced two decades ago is shaping how they relate to their own kids.
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Since Columbine, Fears of School Violence Have Grown. Research Shows That Schools Are Safer.

The panic of mass shootings has ramped up efforts to secure schools. But anxieties remain high, even as federal data shows that schools are less violent.
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20 Years After Columbine, Schools Have Gotten Safer. But Fears Have Only Grown.

The panic of mass shootings has ramped up efforts to secure schools. But anxieties remain high, even as federal data shows that schools are less violent.
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20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers 13 lost

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen. Saturday’s events in and around the suburban community surrounding Columbine end a three-day slate of somber ceremonies honoring the […]
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Undersheriff: Teen likely killed herself before manhunt

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teenager whose actions prompted tightened security at Columbine High School says she likely killed herself before police launched a massive manhunt. Clear Creek County Undersheriff Bruce Snelling tells The Denver Post that 18-year-old Sol Pais likely killed herself Monday evening. Her body […]
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