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Venue change sought for teen in fatal Texas school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A change of venue is being sought for an 18-year-old student charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of 10 people at a Texas high school. Attorneys for Dimitrios Pagourtzis filed the motion Tuesday in Galveston County District Court. They argue that media coverage of the May 18 shooting […]
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Texas school district’s enrollment drops after mass shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A growing number of students are leaving the Houston-area school district where 10 people were killed in a mass shooting in May. The Houston Chronicle reports that attendance figures show enrollment at the Santa Fe district has dropped by more than 4 percent this year. About 200 fewer students are […]
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16 Young Women On Why They Voted For The First Time Today

It's go time! Election Day is finally here, and the country's future rests on the shoulders of young people. This is the year when kids became fed up with legislators doing nothing about gun reform when their classmates are dying at school. So all year, groups like March for Our Lives have been registering high schoolers and college students to vote in droves.Early voting spikes suggest that young people could vote in record numbers this year. For example, early and absentee voting by people ag...
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Texas school where gunman killed 10 warns parents of threat

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Officials at a Houston-area high school where a shooting in May left 10 people dead say that two students who exchanged threatening text messages will face disciplinary action. The Houston Chronicle reports the threatening messages come less than a month after students at Santa Fe High School began the new […]
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School year to begin at Texas school where gunman killed 10

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Students in Santa Fe, Texas, will begin a new school year Monday with additional security measures in place following a mass shooting in May that left 10 people dead. The school district had metal detectors installed at entrances and hired five additional police officers, as well as 10 “security assistants” […]
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Grand jury indicts gunman in Texas school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A Texas grand jury has formally indicted the 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Houston-area high school. Galveston County prosecutors say Dimitrios Pagourtzis was indicted Thursday on charges stemming from the May 18 attack, including capital murder. Investigators say Pagourtzis has admitted going on a shooting […]
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Texas district accepts gun donations after school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area school district where 10 people were shot to death in May has accepted about $220,000 worth of guns, ammunition and weapons training donated for its security staff. The Daily News reports that the Santa Fe Independent School District also received tens of thousands of dollars in donations following […]
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Texas district OKs $1.5M for security after school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A school district near Houston has approved at least $1.5 million for increased security at its high school where a gunman killed eight students and two teachers two months ago. The Santa Fe Independent School District’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to spend the money on security measures at Santa […]
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Would you send your exchange student to the U.S.A.?

For a country that isn’t this one, Pakistan’s gun laws are actually pretty lax, its menfolk harboring their own pistol-packing fantasies of living in some kind of 21st-century Wild West. Of course they — unlike us, yet — have an actual military dictatorship running the whole shooting match, so you could really gin up a satisfying excuse for a little open carry down in the bazaar. There are laws requiring registration of firearms, but few pay attention to them. The generals there don’t answer to ...
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American Values Prove Stubbornly Resistant to Gun Control Opportunism

American Values Prove Stubbornly Resistant to Gun Control Opportunism Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Social justice busybodies obsessed with how other people live their lives often portray the success of their causes as a matter of destiny.“The young people will win,” insists one youthful gun control advocate, falsely portraying his personal crusade as a generational mandate. Yet recent events have demonstrated that bedrock American values – including support for the Second Amendment – tend t...
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Half of Texans support stricter gun laws in the US

Half of registered voters in Texas support stricter gun laws in the US, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released on Thursday. The poll comes on the heels of a deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, on May 18.
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What We’re Watching: May 31, 2018

Good morning. Here’s what we have our eyes on today. Stories We’re Following President Trump is in Texas today. Though many of his meetings — with members of the Sante Fe, Texas, community where the latest major school shooting occurred, and with Republican donors — are closed to the press, these trips tend to put the President in front of reporters enough that he can sound off on what’s on his mind. We’ll be watching to see what happens. Matt Shuham will have your Weekly Primer on the Tr...
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Texas Governor Lays Out School Safety Plan, After 10 Died In Santa Fe Shooting

Arming more teachers, improving school policies and boosting gun safety are part of a wide-ranging list presented by Gov. Greg Abbott, two weeks after 10 people died in a shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.(Image credit: Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)
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TX School Shooter Did NOT Use a Semiautomatic, Do We Now Scream Ban All Guns?

By Roger J. Katz, Attorney at Law and Stephen L. D'Andrilli Since the Santa Fe, Texas school shooter did not use a semiautomatic weapon to kill or injure his victims, will antigun groups now seek to ban all firearms? New York, NY  -(Ammoland.com)-  Antigun groups must be throwing a temper tantrum. When the Santa Fe High School shooter committed his horrific act of murder and mayhem in May 2018, he had the temerity to use the wrong weapons.Antigun groups fully expected the shooter to destroy i...
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Santa Fe High School students face emotional return to school

Eight students and two teachers were killed and 13 injured in the May 18, 2018, shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.            [Author: KHOU-TV, Houston]
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Suspect wounds teacher, fellow student in 23rd school shooting in 2018

The student, who was being held by police, was armed with two handguns when he shot a science teacher and another student in a science classroom at a Noblesville West Middle School on Friday morning, police in the community 25 miles (42 km) northeast of Indianapolis said. As of early Saturday, authorities had not identified the student or filed charges against him. The shooting, by CNN's count, was the 23rd in the United States this year and comes just a week after a high school student in San...
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Wounded Indiana teacher 'ran towards bullets' as he stopped school shooter

An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom on Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. The shooter, who had asked to be dismissed from the class before returning with the guns, was arrested "extremely quickly" after the incident around 9 am at Noblesville West Middle School, police Chief Kevin Jowitt said.  Authorities didn’t release his name or say whether he had b...
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Valve Criticized Over ‘Appalling’ School Shooting Game on Steam

One week after a student shot and killed 10 people in Santa Fe, Texas, digital video game storefront Steam and publisher Valve are being criticized for an upcoming game that lets the player kill civilians and cops in a school environment. “Active Shooter” comes out June 6 and calls itself a “dynamic S.W.A.T. simulator” where […]
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Police: Male Student Responsible For IN Middle School Shooting Injuring Two

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A male student opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said. The attack at Noblesville West Middle School happened around 9 a.m., police Chief Kevin Jowitt said at a news conference. He said investigators believe the suspect acted alone, though he didn’t release the boy’s name or the names of the victims, who were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis. Indiana Un...
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Indiana Middle School Shooting

WTF is wrong with people... https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/25/acti...le-school.html Authorities said two victims — an adult and a child — were injured in a shooting at a suburban Indianapolis middle school were taken to a hospital. The lone suspect is in custody. The victims in the attack at Noblesville West Middle School were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis and their families were notified, Bryant Orem, a spokesman for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, said in a news release. He said t...
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Two Injured In Indiana Middle School Shooting Before Suspect Detained

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Someone opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, injuring an adult and a child before being taken into custody, authorities said. The victims in the attack at Noblesville West Middle School were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis and their families were notified, Bryant Orem, a spokesman for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, said in a news release. He said the suspect is believed to have acted alone, but provided no further details. Indian...
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Adult and child hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect in custody

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local): 10:45 a.m. An official says an adult and a child were injured in a shooting at an Indiana middle school and were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis. Indiana University Health spokeswoman Danielle Sirilla said the adult victim in Friday morning’s attack at Noblesville West Middle School northeast of Indianapolis was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital and the child was taken to Riley Hospit...
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2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect in custody

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Authorities say two victims in a shooting at a suburban Indianapolis middle school are being taken to a hospital and the lone suspect is in custody. Bryant Orem, a spokesman for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, says in a news release that the victims in Friday morning’s attack at Noblesville West Middle School are being taken to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and their fa...
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Santa Fe, Texas Shooting Takes Toll On Area's Chief Medical Examiner

The Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas affected people in profound ways — particularly the first responders and others who rushed to the scene, including Galveston County's chief medical examiner.
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'My heart drowns': anguish as Pakistani girl killed in Texas shooting is buried

A guard of honor in Karachi received the body of Sabika Sheikh, who was at Santa Fe high school on a year-long exchange programWhen 17-year-old Sabika Sheikh landed in the US to begin her year-long study program at a Texas high school, she did so with dreams of presenting everyone she met with a new, different face of Pakistan – one far removed from the terrorist attacks they might have seen on TV.Earlier on Wednesday, her body was returned to Karachi, Pakistan’s business hub, after she was shot...
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Texas Gov. Continues Roundtable Discussions On School Shooting Prevention

In the wake of the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has convened a series of roundtable discussions about how to prevent and respond to school shootings. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Allen Banks, the police chief in Round Rock, Texas, about the discussion he participated in.
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Everytown for Gun Safety Continues to Ignore the Facts

Federal Judge Throws Out Effort by UT Professors To Overturn Campus Carry AUSTIN, TEXAS –-(Ammoland.com)- Everytown for Gun Safety, the gun-control conglomerate that falsely told both state legislators and the public that Texas' then-pending campus carry law would allow guns in fraternity houses, off-campus parties, and football stadiums, is now blaming that law, which allows licensed adults to carry concealed handguns on college campuses, for last week's mass shooting by an unlicensed minor a...
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Texas school shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a "victim" because he may have recently been bullied, causing him to lash out, his father said.
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Across the country, Episcopalians continue to pray and act to end gun violence

In the immediate aftermath of Friday’s deadly shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in nearby Dickinson checked in on its Santa Fe families, opened its doors for prayer, hosted a community prayer vigil that evening, and offered resources for talking to children and youth about gun violence and their safety. In Ohio, the Rt Revd Mark Hollingsworth, Jr, a member of Bishops United Against Gun Violence, wrote to members of his diocese late Friday night, in part:...
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I Am a Gun & This Is What I Have to Say

By Roger J. Katz, Attorney at Law and Stephen L. D'Andrilli I Am a Gun & This Is What I Have to Say Arbalest Quarrel New York, NY  -(Ammoland.com)-  I am a Gun. I am not a person. I, myself, am incapable of harming anyone. Only a person is capable of harming another person. I cannot, myself, harm a person. And I cannot force a person to use me for an evil purpose. In the hands of a rational, competent, law-abiding person, I serve a greater good. In the hands of an irrational, incompetent,...
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