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Shooting in Thousand Oaks leaves another community reeling

We must protect children, not the merchants of death By Joshua Pechthalt, CFT President Another week, another mass shooting, more condolences from elected officials…and nothing gets done. As of this writing, we have had 19 shootings of some sort on campus this year, and we are likely to have another before this article gets published. The numbers are mind-numbing: According to the New York Times, more than 430 people have been shot in 273 school attacks since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in 2012. The daily shootings of brown and black youth that take place across the country may not get the same attention the horrific mass killings receive, but they take and destroy lives just the same

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