Santa Fe High School Students Protested Gun Violence a Month Before 8 People Were Killed at Their School

Santa Fe High School Students Protested Gun Violence a Month Before 8 People Were Killed at Their School

Less than a month ago, about 10 students at Santa Fe High School in Texas participated in the national school walkout against school shootings. They handed out fact sheets about gun violence, read a poem by a Parkland shooting survivor and held a sign with a message of solidarity: “Santa Fe High School says #NeverAgain.” On Friday morning, at least eight people at Santa Fe High School were killed when a gunman, reportedly a student, opened fire there. Now, Parkland shooting survivors are sharing messages of support with the students of Sante Fe. “This is the most fatal shooting since the one at our school and tragedies like this will continue to happen unless action is taken,” the organizers of March for Our Lives said in a statement on Friday. “Santa Fe, we are with you, and we will do whatever we can to support you as the days go on.” Law enforcement officials said eight to 10 people were killed in Friday’s shooting. One suspect has been taken into custody, and police bomb squads are searching for explosives in the area after bombs were found at the school. The Santa Fe High School shooting follows months of protests and marches against gun violence, and it has become the latest incident to exemplify the frequency of mass shootings in the U.S. One Santa Fe High School student interviewed by a local news station on Friday said she was not surprised that a shooting had occurred at her school. “It’s […]

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