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Uvalde shooting victims slap $27bn lawsuit over ‘dysfunction’ of 376 law enforcement officials

The victims of the Uvalde school shooting have filed a $27bn lawsuit against 376 officials from state, police, school and law enforcement agencies.The class action lawsuit filed in federal court in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, said that officials waited over an hour to confront the shooter inside the fourth-grade classroom.On 24 May, 21 people were killed after Salvador Ramos opened fire inside Uvalde’s Robb Elementary School, in one of the deadliest school shootings in the country.The lawsuit seeks damages for those who have sustained “emotional or psychological damages as a result of the defendants’ conduct and omissions on that...
UVALDE, TX
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dailycitizen.news

Letter: Unregulated militia

A well-regulated militia in the Second Amendment as defined by the Supreme Court is a failure. 2020 saw the highest percentage of gun-related deaths since 1968 at 45,222 people. Republicans harp constantly about violent crime and blame Democrats/liberals but eight of the 10 states with the highest murder rates in 2020 voted for Republican presidential nominees in every election this century and are among the most federally dependent. Seven of the 10 least federally dependent states favor Democrats.
COLORADO STATE
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Uvalde is suing the local district attorney over the school shooting record

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The city of Uvalde sued the local prosecutor’s office Thursday, seeking access to tapes and other investigative materials from the May shooting at Roby Elementary School. That left 19 children and two teachers dead, a move that underscored ongoing tensions over the slow police response and flow of information.
UVALDE, TX
thecentralminnesotacatholic.org

Pastor reflects on 10th anniversary of Sandy Hook school shooting

RYE, N.Y. (CNS) — Ten years ago, Newtown, Connecticut was catapulted into the national spotlight when a young man shot and killed 26 people Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Twenty of the victims were children in first grade; the other six were adult staff members. Many were...
NEWTOWN, CT
cdomagazine.tech

SparkCognition Deploys AI to Prevent Active Assailant Incidents on the Adelson School Campus

(US and Canada) SparkCognition, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) software solutions perfected for business, today announced it was selected by Adelson Education Campus, the only PK-12 Jewish community school in Nevada. The school is deploying SparkCognition's Visual AI Advisor to automatically detect threats, identify security breaches, and prevent safety and security incidents.
NEVADA STATE

City of Uvalde sues local prosecutor over school shooting records

AUSTIN, Texas — The city of Uvalde sued the local prosecutor’s office Thursday seeking access to records and other investigative materials on the May shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 children and two teachers dead, a move that highlights ongoing tensions over the slow police response and information flow on the rampage.
UVALDE, TX
KCRG.com

High school and middle school students in Iowa City walkout, against gun violence

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Students in Iowa City are asking their local officials for better protection against gun violence. Thursday, a group of nearly 50 students walked out of City High and Southeast Junior High School, marching the almost 2 miles to the Pentacrest at the University of Iowa where several spoke out against gun laws in the state.
IOWA CITY, IA
kttn.com

School shootings spur legislation for stricter gun safety regulations

(Missouri Independent) – After the tragic St. Louis school shooting on Oct. 24 where a shooter killed a 15-year-old student and a health teacher, Missouri Democrats vowed to push legislation establishing stricter gun safety regulations. On Thursday — the first-day legislators could pre-file bills — state Rep. David Smith,...
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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