Victims experienced 'unimaginable horror': Scathing DOJ report
"The extent of misinformation, misguided and misleading narratives, leaks, and lack of communication about what happened on May 24 is unprecedented. It has had an extensive, negative impact on the mental health and recovery of the family members and other victims, as well as the entire community of Uvalde" The law enforcement response to the shooting was "a failure that should not have happened," an emotional Attorney General Merrick Garland. - ABC News
Follow this StoryMap to follow the reports and see how school mass shootings are a nationwide scourge.
Don't tell me a mother to 'Get over' her child being killed
Trump on Iowa School Shooting: ‘Get Over It’. How do you tell a mom whose child and has been shot and killed at school to 'Get Over It'? How many such mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters have to get over it? Check this realtime map based on information form the K-12 School Shooting Database. The map automatically updates as new shootings are added with details on new shootings.
How to interpret this K-12 School Shooting map
David collects details on school shootings with details of the number of victims, the shooter, gun used and links to news coverage of the shooting incident. This information is stored in a database that David shares freely. This map uses that database to represent the shooting incident details overlaid with the politicians responsible for the well being of the residents of the area where the shooting take place.
'Enough with the prayers.' Students march on Iowa Capitol to demand action on gun violence. With several saying thoughts and prayers aren’t enough, hundreds of Iowa high school students walked out of classes Monday, urging legislators to take concrete action to curb gun violence in schools after the shooting death of a Perry middle schooler last week. - Des Moines Register
TakeAway: Hold MAGA Republicans accountable endangering your children's lives by blocking common sense gun safety measures. Vote for Democrats to reduce gun violence and mass shootings. Do it for your kids.
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