The tragedy in Florida has again sharpened the debate about the gun...

The tragedy in Florida has again sharpened the debate about the gun control


Трагедия во Флориде вновь обострила спор о контроле над оружием

Shooting in her school – the 18th case of an armed attack in the current academic year

19-year-old Nicolas Cruz were arrested on charges of the premeditated murder of 17 people in connection with the shooting in Florida, which has become one of the most mass murder in a school in U.S. history.

Reportedly, 15 people were injured in the shooting.

According to police and former classmates of Cruz, he was fond of weapons and was excluded from school for disciplinary reasons, the exact nature of which is unknown.

Shooting at school in Parkland was the 18th episode of armed attack in the current academic year, according to the organization Everytown for Gun Safety, advocating for tighter controls over arms trafficking.

This is the second on the scale of mass murder at the school after what happened in the 2012 attack on the elementary school sandy hook in Newtown, Connecticut. Then killed 20 first-graders and six teachers.

The bloodiest attack in a school in U.S. history was the shooting at the Polytechnic University of Virginia in 2007 when 32 people were killed.

Shooting in Florida has sparked a new round of old disputes about the right to bear arms that is guaranteed by the Second amendment to the Constitution.

In schools across the country have doors installed with electronic security system and increased the security staff, but at the legislative level, almost no action had been taken.

“So many signs of Florida shooter was mentally unstable, even expelled from school for bad and unpredictable behavior, wrote the President of the United States Donald trump in his Twitter on Thursday. Neighbors and classmates knew, what can we expect from him a lot of trouble. Such cases must be reported to the authorities, again and again!»

To each school Broward County the charge of a law enforcement officer, told the local newspaper Donna Korn is a member of the school Board in high school. Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, where the murder occurred. Also in schools, in training situations with the shooting. In addition, in all schools is only one entrance. “We are preparing the campuses, but sometimes people still find a way to prevent such terrible incidents,” added Korn.