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Happiness: Not A Warm Gun

Earlier this week it happened again. We don't know all the details, but what we do know is this. A young man named T.J. Lane walked into high school—here in my home state of Ohio—approached a table full of kids and started shooting. By the time the smoke cleared, three kids were dead. Three tragedies of unfulfilled dreams, unrealized potential, and abrogated Constitutional rights to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," their "general welfare" not protected by the state.
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Second teen confirmed dead in Ohio school shooting

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

A second teen named was confirmed dead after a shooting at a high school in Chardon, Ohio, the medical examiner's office said Tuesday. Officials believe a teen opened fire inside a high school cafeteria at the start of the classes o... Read Post

Ohio school shooting may shift discussion back to state’s lax gun laws

News : BlogPost (3 years ago)

A gunman at Chardon High School in Ohio opened fire Monday on students with a.22-caliber handgun, which he had stowed in his handbag. Two students were fatally shot and three others were injured. It is unclear how T.J. Lane, 17, who... Read Post

Ohio school shooter faces sentencing

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

T.J. Lane took a.22 caliber gun to school just over a year ago in northeastern Ohio. Without saying a word, he walked up to a table in the cafeteria of Chardon High School and opened fire. He killed three and wounded three more. On ... Read Post

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