Posted September 13, 2018 4:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

In the wake of the Parkland massacre, everyone was talking about school safety. It makes sense. Parkland was, at that time, just the latest school shooting that rocked the nation. While these kinds of shooting are still statistically rare, they happen often enough that parents and teachers are genuinely concerned.

To that end, President Trump launched a commission to look at school safety.

However, there’s one thing that’s been off the table in the discussions.

The school safety commission convened by President Trump in the wake of this year’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., will not support new age limits for firearms purchases in its list of recommendations, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

The Federal Commission on School Safety’s final report will claim age restrictions do not reduce the likelihood of school shootings, two sources familiar with discussions told the Post.

The report, which is set to be released before the end of the year, will recommend that states increase training for gun owners instead.

The White House established the commission after a shooter in Parkland, Fla., killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and injured 17 others.

President Trump faced backlash over the commission, which was tasked with scrutinizing …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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