Unspeakable tragedy today.
At least 27 are dead after a deranged son killed his mother, and several children before killing himself inside a Connecticut elementary school.
Sadly the school shootings have been all too common. On the first day of school in Baltimore a student opened fire and shot a mentally disabled student.
This year alone too many students, teachers have been gunned down in the classroom across the country.
- Feb. 27, 2012: Chardon, Ohio T.J. Lane, 17, took a .22-caliber pistol and a knife to Chardon High School and fired 10 shots at a group of students sitting at a cafeteria table, killing three and wounding two.
- August 27, 2012: Baltimore, Maryland Robert Gladden, 15, allegedly took a double barrel shotgun to Perry Hall High School and shot a 17 year old senior with Down syndrome in the lower back.
- Sept. 26, 2012: Stillwater, Oklahoma Cade Poulos, 13, shot himself in the head right before classes started at Stillwater Junior High School.
- Nov. 30, 2012: Christopher Krumm, age 25, offender in Wyoming school shooting with bow and arrow, 1 teacher, 1 relative and self.
- Dec. 14, 2012 (Newtown, Connecticut school shooting) Adam Lanza, age 20, killed 20 children and seven adults, including his mother, before committing suicide.
The latest incident again raises one question to every parent and teacher: How safe are our schools? At least 27 victims, including 20 children answered that question today.
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