Students expand tactics in push for gun regulations

Students expand tactics in push for gun regulations

Hempfield School District’s chief resource officer, Len Lander, watches the hallways as students change classes at Hempfield Area High School on Friday, April 6, 2018. The school employs seven police officers as resource officers, who can perform investigations and make arrests if needed. Updated 2 hours ago Students advocating for better school safety measures and stricter gun control laws already walked out of class and marched through the streets of Greensburg, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. Now, they’re demanding lawmakers listen by joining rallies, writing letters and hosting town halls. “We want to make sure that students voices are being heard most of all, because they are the ones being impacted,” said Tristan McClelland, a junior at Fox Chapel Area High School involved in organizing a letter-writing campaign for students and community members. McClelland and Fox Chapel classmates have collected 820 letters. They hope to have 1,000 letters to share […]

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