The NPE has developed a webpage with suggested activities, their mission statement regarding gun violence, and a list of what they believe must change. They strongly oppose the arming of teachers and school personnel as the means to end gun violence in schools.

The NPE supports:
• Banning assault weapons, large capacity magazines, machine guns and 50 caliber rifles.
• Universal background checks, which requires closing the gun show loophole.
• Expanding state/federal reporting cooperation regarding disqualification from possessing firearms.
• Revising and tightening laws regarding possession including raising the minimum age to 21 and prohibiting sales to those on the terrorist watch list, those convicted of any crime (including domestic abuse) as well as those who have been the subject of court orders of protection.
• Requiring the licensing and registration of guns in all states.
• Requiring the reporting of lost or stolen guns.
• Enacting federal gun trafficking laws and regulating bulk gun purchases.
• Federal funding for school security measures, with needs determined by communities.
• Increased funding for mental health services, bullying prevention, conflict resolution, restorative justice programs and programs that help students identify and report those who threaten violent actions.

Enough! National School Walkout (#ENOUGH) – March 14th
Women’s March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone to protest Congress’ inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing schools and neighborhoods. They demand Congress take meaningful action and pass federal gun reform legislation that addresses the public health crisis of gun violence.

March For Our Lives – March 24th
The kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority, and that we end this epidemic of mass school shootings.

National Day of Action to Prevent Gun Violence in Schools – April 20th
Why April 20? This is the day of the massacre at Columbine High School during which 12 students and one teacher were killed. Wear orange this day to stand in solidarity across the country and demand action NOW.

Fact: More than 150,000 students attending K-12 schools have experienced a shooting on campus since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999.

One Comment on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Massacre

  • Tony Vazquez -

    To whom it should concern.
    First of all my prayers go out to those students, family members and people affected by the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. I would like to give my suggestion on how guns can be monitored from to prevent any killing(s). I believe it is more comprehensive than the one NPE has.

    Monitored guns by installing a gps chip on all guns. A local office will be equipped with the latest tracking system which will enable law enforcement to monitored guns. A gun is either used outside of our homes for hunting game, shooting practice (sport and none sport), as a conceal weapon, legal transport for sale or mechanical maintenance and not limited to other lawful activities. That said, installing a chip on a gun will enable law enforcement to monitored illegal used of a firearm outside of a home by alerting law enforcement that a firearm is in proximity near an area that is not within 10 feet of that individuals home. The bugs in this monitoring system might be many but I believe in the long run it will save many life. Since, we cannot monitored people, let's monitored firearms. Make several states initiate a prototype run for this type of firearm monitoring system. Let's start with Florida.

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