School Shooting At The Sandy Hook School Shootings Essay

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Since the 2012 school shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary school, there has been forty-four school shootings. This shooting was one of the most recent major shootings. However, before that there were many shootings like a major one in Columbine, Colorado on April 20, 1999. Ever since the shooting at Columbine, many different things have changed America; a lot of it has to do with school security, gun control, and mental stability.
Since the Sandy Hook massacre, more than 100 mayors from across the country have joined the bipartisan coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The total number of mayors involved is now more than 800. As of January 14, 2013, roughly one million Americans have signed on to the coalition’s “I Demand a Plan” campaign against gun violence. Vice President Joe Biden will announce his recommendations for action to President Barack Obama this week. The vice president knows that as horrific as Sandy Hook has been, as have all the other seemingly endless episodes of mass violence, we experience that level of carnage, or worse, every single day across our country, because every day of the year, an average of 33 Americans are murdered with guns . (Webster, 2013)
Safety in schools has changed a lot since the shooting in Columbine, Colorado. In many schools, metal detectors have been installed in an attempt to keep guns, knives and other weapons out of schools. A school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin spent $24,000 on buzzer-entry doors. They also installed better…

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