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Amanda Gorman’s poem on Texas shooting has captivated the internet

Amanda Gorman’s poem on Texas shooting has captivated the internetAmanda Gorman is helping people cope in wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas by capturing emotions into a powerful poem.       ….. Read More.USATODAY – Life Top Stories | Movies & TelevisionFri, May 27, 202211 hours ago


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‘Livid’ Greg Abbott Pressed on Earlier Praise of Police Response to Uvalde Shooting: ‘Yes, I W...

‘Livid’ Greg Abbott Pressed on Earlier Praise of Police Response to Uvalde Shooting: ‘Yes, I W…Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) said he was “misled” about the police response to the massacre in Uvalde, and he is “livid” about it. The governor had initially praised the efforts of first responders. Abbott held a press conference with state and local leaders Friday afternoon to help victims of the tragedy find assistance, should they need it. He concluded with remarks about where food and mental health care assistance can be found. Some in attendance asked questions. One man in the audience asked Abbott a question, which a video feed carried by CNN was unable to pick up. Eventually, the man was handed a microphone. He demanded to know why Abbott praised cops who responded to Robb Elementary School amid Tuesday’s school shooting. Nineteen children were murdered, as were two adults. “[You said] officers had acted…


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What It Feels Like to Lose Your Child in a Mass Shooting

What It Feels Like to Lose Your Child in a Mass ShootingNicole Hockley has done all of this before. The bewildering phone call in the middle of the day. The anxious drive, followed by the waiting, the endless waiting, alongside other frantic or frozen parents. Then, at last, learning the impossible, mind-numbing news: Your child is dead. The tiny person you made with your own body, whom you fed, dressed, and taught to say thank you, was shot to death in his classroom.Hockley’s son Dylan was 6 years old when he was murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, 2012. To listen to Hockley describe that day is to hear a mother recount an event that life did not prepare her for, does not prepare anyone for—an event that goes against all expectations of parenthood, of human existence. Hockley, who has since co-founded a gun-violence…


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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he was ‘misled’ on police response to Uvalde shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he was ‘misled’ on police response to Uvalde shootingTexas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday said he was “misled” about the police response to the Uvalde elementary school shooting days after praising the response of law enforcement. ….. Read More.UPI – United States | United States NewsFri, May 27, 20222 hours ago


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Texas shooting: How false rumours spread that gunman was trans

Texas shooting: How false rumours spread that gunman was transImages of three trans women were shared online purporting to be of the gunman after the school shooting. ….. Read More.BBC NEWS – United States & Canada | U.S. National NewsFri, May 27, 20222 hours ago


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