Saturday, December 15, 2012
Bill would allow holders of concealed weapons permits to bring guns to schools, day care centers.
State legislation headed to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk allowing people with concealed weapons permits to bring guns into schools, churches, stadiums, day care centers and other venues that currently prohibit such weapons is failing to generate support from some local officials, according to the Plymouth Observer. Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Superintendent Jeremy Hughes told the Observer on Friday that it was "hard to process" that lawmakers would support such legislation the same morning an elementary school shooting in Newtown, CT, that killed at least 27 people, including 20 young students. Hughes told the Observer he was "just in shock right now" at the possibility of guns being allowed in schools. Plymouth Township Police Chief Tom …
Friday, December 14, 2012
27 people, 20 of them children, are reported dead in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to Newtown Patch. What will you say to your children?
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Friday, December 14, 2012
Parents' hearts are in their throats across the country as news spreads of an elementary school shooting in Connecticut that reportedly took the lives of 20 children and seven adults. Newtown Patch in Connecticut is posting live updates about the shooting, which was reportedly carried out by a single adult who is now dead. The incident will raise questions about how future such massacres can be prevented. It will also require parents everywhere to figure out how to discuss the violence with their children, many of whom will be returning to their schools next week. Parenting.com offers advice for discussing tragic incidents with children. Among the suggestions: The New York Times parenting blog offers a dialogue and a video about discussing…
On Friday, a gunman killed at least 27 at a school in Newtown, CT. Meanwhile in Michigan, Gov. Snyder has a bill on his desk that would allow some concealed guns in schools. What do you think?
The Michigan Legislature on Friday approved a bill allowing those with additional training to carry concealed weapons into venues such as schools, day care centers, churches and sports stadiums, according to WDIV-TV in Detroit. The question is especially timely after a gunman opened fire Friday in a school in Newtown, CT, killing at least 27 died in a shooting an an elementary school, including 18 children. The bill awaits Gov. Rick Snyder's signature after it cleared the Republican-controlled House on Friday and the Senate on Thursday, WDIV-TV reported. Snyder told the station Friday he was not going to rush to sign it. Should Gov. Snyder sign this bill? Vote in the poll and tell us in the comments.