These stories are hard to take as a parent. You worry about a lot of things when you send your kids to school. Will they have friends, get good grades, have a good teacher. One thing you don’t generally think about is will they die.
All levels of school have been targeted, and the “reasons” have varied.
Some are blaming video games, but then before video games were so popular they blamed D&D, or bad parenting or………
Some have rushed in to protect the guns as if they were an endangered species, even going so far as to recommend that all students be armed.
How can you watch the trauma on these young peoples’ faces and in their voices, think of the parents and friends and families of the students and professors killed and rush in to champion more death? What kind of mindset is that?
What a lovely picture your local school also now the setting for the showdown at the ok corral.
Another aspect of this that has me wondering is the constant reference to we thought it was “just a domestic incident”. Just???? Just two people dead, nothing to see here folks.
If “domestic violence” were taken more seriously perhaps a greater effort may have been put into dealing with the situation and other lives may have been spared.
My thoughts go out to those who have lost someone, and those who went through the ordeal.
May we all find the ability to rise above the petty and mundane and treasure each other.