Joe Biden slipped on Saturday's campaign again, saying he had been his opponent at the time of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 76-year-old Biden, who left the 2017 Vice Presidency, spoke to reporters in Iowa about gun violence when he said, "These kids in Parkland came to me when I was vice president." …Read More »
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The conservative Parkland student passing by Harvard asks forgiveness: "I wish I could take it back."
The conservative survivor of the Parkland shootout and second-alterist activist dropped from Harvard University after insulting comments and racist abductions he made as a 16-year-old, appeared Monday in "The Story of Martha." MacCallum ", where he apologized and asked for forgiveness. "I am very sorry and I wish I could take it back, but I can not do it All …Read More »
Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the Parkland shootout, said Harvard had revoked his admission of racist insults he had made two years ago
Kyle Kashuv announced the breaking Monday in a Twitter thread and acknowledged that nearly two years ago he and his 16-year-old classmates had made "hideous racial cover-ups" in digital news, "as extreme and shocking as possible to be." He apologized for his remarks and published a screenshot of a letter apparently published on June 3 by Harvard Dean of Admissions …Read More »
Image copyright Reuters Caption Donald Trump called Scot Peterson a "coward" An armed gunman standing in front of a Florida school and killing 17 people was arrested and charged several times, inter alia for neglecting children and perjury, as gun shots appeared last year and later resigned. US President Donald Trump called him a "coward" for not acting. Mr. Peterson …Read More »
In this 2015 photograph, resource officer Scot Peterson spoke at a school board meeting in Broward County, Florida. Peterson was arrested on Tuesday and faces 11 charges following the shootings of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Public Schools in Broward County via / AP Hide caption Caption switch Public schools in Broward County over / AP In this 2015 photograph, …Read More »
Peterson retired after being massacred in February 2018 in Parkland, Florida, in high school where 17 people died. He was released Tuesday at a hearing of new sheriff Gregory Tony. The dismissal could affect Peterson's retirement benefits, Tony said. Peterson, a resource resource officer, is charged with negligence, culpable negligence, and perjury in connection with the deadly shootout. Days after …Read More »
Leonardo Santamaria for NPR Leonardo Santamaria for NPR It was sunny and cold on February 13, 2018, when 18-year-old Jack Sawyer arrived with a brand new pump-action shotgun and four packs of ammunition from Rick's sporting goods store in Rutland, Vt. The next day, Valentine's Day, Sawyer brought out his new weapon to practice. At about the same time, about …Read More »
Twenty years later, survivors from Columbine Parkland students say, "We're sorry we could not stop it."
Two massacres at high school, two communities changed forever. Two fateful days, two decades apart. Tragic bookends in American history. In total, 30 people lost their lives: 13 in Colorado in 1999, 17 in Florida in 2018. Hundreds of people survived the shooting. Most escaped the bullets. Nevertheless, they carry invisible scars. Every loud sound can shake the day: sirens …Read More »
The events show the long-term effect of shooting at school. "Parkland survivors have been heroes since the tragedy, but the death of these students is a sobering reminder that they are not only young advocates, but victims of traumas and survivors of violence," said Micheal Anestis, more extraordinary Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi and co-chair of …Read More »
Seventeen people – 14 students and three staff members were killed in a Florida high school fire on February 14, 2018. The shooter, who confessed, has been counted on 17 counts of murder. A week ago, former MSD student Sydney Aiello, who survived the 2018 massacre, died by suicide. Her mother told CNN affiliate WFOR Aiello had been diagnosed with …Read More »