Daily Bulletin: Gun Activists Threaten State Republican Lawmakers Who Balk at Extreme Bills

Daily Bulletin: Gun Activists Threaten State Republican Lawmakers Who Balk at Extreme Bills

Gun Rights

Good morning, Bulletin readers . The Columbine shooting was 20 years ago this month. The school’s former principal has made it his mission to call the heads of every school that has been affected by a deadly on-campus shooting. Learn more about his crusade, and other developments of note, below. Receive this daily news briefing by email every morning. Sign up here. A South Carolina Republican was threatened online for not advancing a permitless carry bill. State Representative Peter McCoy said police were monitoring his home after a threatening Facebook comment was posted on a local gun rights page. It read: “Totally sucks that one guy has that much control. Maybe we should shoot him?” The comment has since been removed by the page administrators, who say that they do not advocate “even the hint of a threat of violence.” Meanwhile, in Texas: A gun rights activist agitating for the passage of a permitless carry bill turned up at the home of the GOP state House Speaker, where he was met by police. Principals of schools rocked by shootings have formed a support network. The Principals Recovery Network launched last week . The group is an outgrowth of an effort by Frank DeAngelis, who led Columbine High School during the 1999 massacre, to call every high school principal who since then has found themselves in the same position. It’s grown to 17 members, including principals from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and Sparks Middle School in Nevada. […]

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