Texas school safety roundtables set to get underway

Santa Fe school shooting renews debate over gun control

All schools in Santa Fe will be closed today and tomorrow, officials said.

Ten crosses for the victims of Fridays Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas re placed outside the school May 21, 2018. Two teachers were also killed.

However, as the shooting becomes the latest in a long series of deadly ones at United States schools and becomes another pointer in the US' long-running debate over gun ownership, the killing of Karachi-born exchange student Sabika Sheikh has left the whole of Pakistan reeling from horror and grief. "We're not able to say right now what he comprehends".

He announced Monday the first of a series of meetings aimed at finding better ways to protect Texas schools following Friday's shooting.

Two days later, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is still touting a shotgun giveaway on his website.

Sheikh, who was one of the 10 people who was shot dead in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, unfortunately, became the first Pakistani student to have been shot dead in a school shooting in the US.

Monica Bracknell, an 18-year-old senior who survived the shooting, told the governor Sunday morning that she doesn't think the shooting should be turned into a political battle over gun control.

"If they are smart enough to teach our kids, they should be smart enough to see when something is badly wrong with someone", Thomas said of the teachers of Santa Fe High School.

"To put it bluntly, we find this a disgusting display of disregard of the toll gun violence takes and an absolute failure to respect your constituents in the wake of the #SantaFe shootings", the chapter said on Twitter.

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Gun control advocates around the country have long pressed for such measures as expanded background checks and a ban on assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, but such measures would probably have had no effect on the Santa Fe High shooting.

As of Monday, contest participants can simply enter to win a $250 gift card, John Wittman, Abbott's press secretary, told HuffPost in an email.

If so, it is the second school shooting in recent months driven by such a rejection. "And two, she just didn't have feelings for the boy", he said.

The teenager was surrounded by dozens of television cameras, photographers and reporters, as she shook her governor's hand and said she didn't believe guns were to blame for the shooting she survived.

The governor spoke privately to worshippers as they arrived but did not speak to the media.

She'd been attending classes at Santa Fe High School since last August when she was killed Friday.

Suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, sits in a county jail under suicide watch.

Her father, Abdul Aziz Sheikh, has described his daughter as a hard-working and accomplished student who aspired to work in civil service and hoped one day to join Pakistan's Foreign Office.

Meanwhile, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says violent video games and eroding moral values might be to blame for the surge of violence in schools. I tell you what we all need to do is to stop throwing our hands up.

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