Tuesday, March 20, 2018

School Officials, Sheriff's Deputy Wanted FL Shooter To Be Committed In 2016. No One Acted On It

Posted: Mar 19, 2018 Matt Vespa

So, is this a case of lax gun laws or failure to enforce existing ones? Concerning the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 people dead, there has been a call for new gun laws. Gov. Rick Scott recently signed legislation that increases the age to buy long guns to 21, provides more mental health programs to schools, establishes a tip line to report threats, and allows school districts to approve employees carrying concealed firearms on campus.

Most of the bill is fine, but the age limit increase is grossly unconstitutional. The National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit over the provision. Even President Donald Trump has considered raising the age limit at the federal level. Yet, state, local, and federal officials failed to act upon the red flags presented by shooter Nikolas Cruz. The local police visited the Cruz home over 30 times, with reports that Cruz has pointed guns at people. The FBI has two serious tips about Cruz and didn’t even forward them to their Miami office. Cruz could have been involuntarily committed for mental evaluation after he reportedly cut himself upon a breakup with his girlfriend in 2016......To Read More......

 

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