Finally, A Sensible Move That May Reduce Violent Deaths
By Tom Knighton
Everyone is concerned about kids being killed in schools. Ever since Parkland, “school shooting” has been synonymous with “mass shooting,” as if it only ever happens in schools. To be fair, even we on this side of the aisle seem to be a little susceptible to this, which is understanding considering the near-constant media barrage we’ve been under since February.
In that time, there have been a ton of proposals that will supposedly save lives, most of which are nothing but a good way for a politician to feel good about themselves while not actually doing anything else.
However, there’s now a proposal that might save a whole lot of lives and guess what? It doesn’t involve taking away your right to keep and bear arms.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is offering a new $1.8 million grant for a program teaching high school students “mass casualty survival techniques” in the event of school shootings, expanding a training that some medical experts say should be “as common as CPR.”
The School-Age Trauma Training program will aim to teach high school students medical triage and bleeding control techniques to help victims who have sustained traumatic injuries until …Read the Rest
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