Students can’t learn, and teachers can’t teach, if they aren’t safe in their schools. Two-thirds of school shooters obtain the gun they used from their home or the home of a relative.
School superintendents need to do more than lockdown drills to protect students, teachers and staff from the threat of gun violence. They need to address a root cause of school shootings: the irresponsible behavior of gun owners who don’t securely store their firearms.
Please click here to add your name to the hundreds of students, parents and others who are calling on school district superintendents to communicate to parents about securely storing their guns. #MoreGunsLockedUpFewerLockdowns.