Aftermath of Texas School Shooting

Headline Roundup May 20th, 2018

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas which left 10 dead, the debate continues around gun control and gun rights, with some arguing for increased gun control and others pushing for bolstered school security. Some also posit that the recent uptick in mass shootings was triggered by Columbine, which lowered the threshold for copycat acts.

Aftermath of Texas School Shooting

From the Right
1046

On another terrible day, I hate to introduce even more pessimism, but when we discuss mass shootings, one of the first questions we ask is the simplest and also the hardest to answer. Why? Why does this keep happening? Those who advocate for gun control have an immediate answer — the prevalence of guns in the United States. Yet guns have been part of the fabric of American life for the entire history of our republic. Mass shootings — especially the most deadly mass shootings — are a far more...

Read full story
From the Left
1046

Just hours after a gunman killed 10 people at a Texas high school, two students 1,000 miles away worried about the safety of their usual seats in the school cafeteria.

Read full story
From the Center
1046

A teenaged boy who shot and killed eight students and two teachers in Texas had been spurned by one of his victims after making aggressive advances, her mother told the Los Angeles Times.

Read full story

Try the New AllSides Mobile App

The only news app you’ll ever need. Now available on iOS. Android version coming soon.