Topic: school shooting

The Worst School Shooting Since Sandy Hook Happened, And No One’s Looking For An Explanation

The Worst School Shooting Since Sandy Hook Happened, And No One's Looking For An Explanation

The worst school shooting since Sandy Hook happened three weeks ago – and the news has all but forgotten about it. Apart from the few updates about victims continuing to die, we’ve somehow accepted the narrative that a popular, attractive boy snapped because of some heartbreak or bullying — and the best thing that we can all do is move on and let the families heal.

Wrong. More »

Stop Excusing The Actions Of A Murderer By Calling Him ‘Heartbroken’

Stop Excusing The Actions Of A Murderer By Calling Him 'Heartbroken'

We could very well be calling Fryberg a depressed sociopath with a bloodlust for a girl he felt an unnatural ownership over. Instead, we’re calling him the heartbroken Homecoming Prince. There is a lesson here for parents of girls and boys alike; this is what happens when you neglect to teach boys that the object of their affection isn’t their property. And the way that we are speaking about this murderous rampage is sending a message to young girls everywhere,

Don’t be the girl who drives the boy crazy – you may wind up dead. More »

The Only Thing More Horrifying Than A School Shooting Is One That No One Can See Coming

The Only Thing More Horrifying Than A School Shooting Is One That No One Can See Coming

Gia Soriano, 14 passed away late last night. She was the second victim to succumb to gunshot wounds sustained this past Friday when friend and classmate Jaylen Fryberg shot a group of his friends during lunch at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State before committing suicide. As with all senseless tragedies, people seek answers to try and understand what happened and why. As details emerge, Fryberg’s actions may have been the result of a teenage love triangle, as if parents of now and future teens don’t have enough to worry about. More »

It Should Disturb Us All That Schools Are Acquiring Military Tanks

It Should Disturb Us All That Schools Are Acquiring Military Tanks

The entryway at my children’s school underwent a complete renovation this year to relocate the office and make it so that no one can get through the heavy doors without being buzzed in. This measure does make me feel safer and I am grateful they funded it but finding out that in other areas, schools are acquiring military tanks to help protect the students just makes me feel sad. More »

Sicko Steals Sandy Hook Memorial Sign and Taunts Victim’s Mother Because ‘Shooting Was A Hoax’

Sicko Steals Sandy Hook Memorial Sign and Taunts Victimâs Mother Because âShooting Was A Hoaxâ

This is the kind of story where it is hard to believe anyone could sink to such a low—hence, why I am not calling this man a “sicko” lightly. Anyone who claims the tragedy of Sandy Hook was a hoax is disgusting. Anyone who takes it a step further to steal a memorial sign and taunt a young victim’s mother is certainly not in touch with reality. More »

Mom Arrested For Super Lame April Fool’s Prank

Mom Arrested For Super Lame April Fool's Prank

I have no issue with April Fool’s Day. I like harmless pranks especially if it involves me waking up my kids early so I can see them eat cereal that turns a different color. That stuff to me is totally harmless. And it usually only happens once a year. But this dumb mom in South Carolina pulled a prank that any normal adult should no better to do, when she told her daughter who lives out of state that a gunman was loose at Virginia College, where she is an employee. More »