74 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook

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Everytown.org reports that since the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 children and six adults were shot to death, there have been at least 74 school shootings in America.

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We Demand Common Sense Gun Control NOW

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From Care2 Petition Site:

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Father of University of California Shooting Victim Speaks Out

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I was sent a video recently by MoveOn.org that moved me to tears. In it, the father of a victim of the shooting rampage at the University of California, Santa Barbara was interviewed. Please watch it.

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Bullied Students Sneak Thousands of Guns Into Schools

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Bullying victims are sneaking hundreds of thousands of firearms, knives and clubs into U.S. high schools, according to a chilling new analysis that carries the eerie echoes of one recent mass school assault and two potential near misses.

Extrapolating from a survey of American high school students by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers found that bullied students who are threatened or injured by a weapon on school property were eight times more likely to then choose, themselves, to carry a weapon to campus.

More alarming: Bullying episodes have a cumulative effect, vastly boosting the likelihood that a chronically harassed student will choose to pack a weapon before returning to a high school, the study found.

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/bullied-students-sneak-thousands-guns-schools-n95781

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Thousands Killed by Guns Since Newtown School Shooting

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Being that the Newtown school shooting last December was one of the worst mass shootings in American history, you’d think that gun control legislation would finally be taken seriously. But is hasn’t.

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