Secure our schools

 

Legislators in Tallahassee have received a few proposals to address school security issues. I disagree with the bill that permits school personnel to roam school grounds carrying concealed weapons.

That’s just an accident waiting to happen.

I agree with the bill calling for lockdown drills; our children really do need to be educated on the proper measures of evacuation if a life-threatening situation were to arise.

One bill that caught my attention was the Safe Schools Trust Fund, which requires the taxes collected on firearms and ammunition go to school safety programs.

This bill is going to cause uproar with the NRA and its supporters. Gun violence has really gotten out of control in our country and I hope we, as a people, can begin to take steps towards resolving this issue.

Kiandra Parsons, Miami Gardens

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