“The latest school shooting tragedy, in Michigan on Nov. 30, shares many common traits with those that came before it. The suspect was a young male student at the school in the midst of a noticeable crisis. He had communicated intent to do harm. He got a firearm from a family member who had failed to store it securely.
But one crucial thing is different — the suspect’s parents have been criminally charged for their role in the crime. This decision is a powerful reminder that no child kills in a vacuum, and it might be key to unlocking legislative action that could help prevent school shootings…”
Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley discuss the Oxford High School shooting and what that entails for federal gun policy.
Authors: Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley
Source: LA Times