May 30, 2023

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Gun Reform and SROs Won’t Solve School Violence, say Denver Leaders

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School resource officers and stricter gun legislation have been hot topics in Denver following the East High shooting and Luis Garcia tragedy. SROs will be back at city high schools on April 3, and gun measures have passed in both houses of the Colorado Legislature. Speaking at two public meetings this week, however, city leaders and community members admitted that those safety measures won’t be enough to stop youth violence and make students feel safe.

“When I think about all the bills that we are passing at the state level, I think they’re good work and I do believe in sensible gun violence prevention measures — three-day waiting period, extreme risk protection orders, background checks,” said state Representative and mayoral candidate Leslie Herod at the “Lunch & Listen”…

Benjamin Neufeld

2023-03-31 07:00:00

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