YouTube This powerful new ad by 'Mothers against Greg Abbott', a group of mothers in Texas have commissioned a back-to-school television advert which depicts a young child wearing body armor. With the number of school shootings on the rise, a particular high profile event having taken place in Uvalde, Texas just before the summer break, parents are looking to make a stand against Governor Greg Abbott before the next elections on November 8th, 2022.
The video, which racked up over 6.9 million views, showed the budding kindergartener holding his bulletproof Spider-Man backpack over him while hiding in the corner of his bedroom. In the beginning of the video, Walton can be heard questioning: 'The teacher called over the intercom and says this is not a drill, everybody go in the corner and be really quiet and still, what do you do?'
Television production was part of a viral campaign led by PAC Mothers Against Greg Abbott In one of the most powerful pieces of media campaigning in living memory, a group of mothers in Texas have commissioned a back-to-school television advert which depicts a young child wearing body armour. With the number of school shootings on the rise, a particular high profile event having taken place in Uvalde, Texas just before the summer break, parents are looking to make a stand against Governor Greg Abbott.
A devoted mum shared her 'terrifying reality' as she taught her five-year-old what to do in an active shooter situation. Cassie Walton, from Oklahoma, took her son Weston through the drill using his Spider-Man bulletproof backpack. Unfortunately, more parents like Cassie are buying bulletproof backpacks and prepping their kids in the wake of horrific mass shootings like the one at Robb Elementary School, in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 children and two adults died.
'We need to protect our babies': Parents reveal drastic back-to-school measures they're taking to safeguard kids against shootings - from creating bulletproof outfits and doing at-home shooter drills to taking children to GUN RANGES
Parents are preparing their children to head back to school with bulletproof backpacks and notes on what to do if there's an active shooter Many parents have taken to TikTok to share videos of them taking their children through active shooter drills at home and even taking them to a gun range
Three Arizona parents are arrested after trying to force their way into locked down elementary school to protect their children after armed man was seen trying to enter the campus
Three parents were arrested after an incident with police after the parents attempted to get into Thompson Ranch Elementary School in El Mirage, Arizona Police say the parents were 'confrontational' and 'forcefully pushing on the officers' Parents expressed frustration following the school's lockdown indicating they wanted to enter the building to protect their children
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Beto O'Rourke has branded a man who laughed as he spoke about the horrific Uvalde school shooting a 'motherf***er'. The Democrat candidate for Texas governor was addressing a crowd on the subject of gun violence in the US when a man laughed. O'Rourke had been speaking about the school shooting at Robb elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 children and two teachers were shot dead.
Democrat Beto O’Rourke responded to a heckler at a campaign stop with an expletive after the Texas gubernatorial candidate heard a cackled laugh while criticizing the ease in which the Uvalde elementary school gunman obtained an AR-15-style rifle Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile
Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor, lost it during a town hall, when an audience member laughed at mention of the Uvalde mass shooting. As he spoke of the tragedy during a speech, laughter could be heard in the distance, much to O'Rourke's disbelief.
Texas will deploy more than 30 state police to patrol Uvalde schools as classes resume three months after elementary massacre that left 19 children and two teachers dead
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will send 30 state cops to Uvalde for new school year Added presence is to help 'students, parents, and school faculty feel secure' Students in the district will return to classes for the new year on September 6 For many, it will be first time back since May 24 massacre at Robb Elementary
'Where there are more guns, there is more gun violence,’ warn gun control advocates A county in North Carolina is to equip every school in its district with semi-automatic AR-15 rifles in case of attack. Spurred by the primary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two teachers dead in May, school officials and Madison County Sheriff Buddy Harwood have placed the guns in each of the county’s six schools.
"It's becoming hard to plan and to have a financially and economically sound festival," says one event founder. America’s inability to curb mass shootings in public places is making life difficult for the producers of outdoor country music festivals as skyrocketing security costs strain budgets and squeeze profits.
Schools in North Carolina will start keeping the assault rifles that have become synonymous with mass shootings on site as a means of self-defence. New security measures, including arming school resource officers with AR-15 rifles, will be put in place when schools in Madison County reopen later this month.
North Carolina sheriff says his office will install an AR-15 rifle in ammo-filled safe in six local schools to try and avoid repeat of Uvalde massacre
Sheriff Buddy Harwood will implement the new safety measures on six school campuses in Madison County 'Those officers were in that building for so long, and that suspect was able to infiltrate that building and injure and kill so many kids,' he said of the Uvalde massacre 'I just want to make sure my deputies are prepared in the event that happens,' he added
A Texas city close to where 19 children and two teachers were shot dead in an elementary school classroom has revoked a deal for a gun group's fundraising event in a city-owned hall. On Monday (1 August), the Hondo City Council reached a vote of 4-1 to rescind the Friends of the NRA's rental agreement to hold its fundraising event on Saturday (6 August) at the city's Medina Fair Hall.
Lawsuit says Texas Department of Public Safety ‘declined to provide any meaningful information’ regarding events of that day More than a dozen major US news organizations are banding together to sue the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for failing to release public records related to the shooting at Robb elementary school in Uvalde that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
Uvalde teacher says Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s private meetings with victim families were ‘all for show’
Uvalde residents pressured a nearby city to revoke a rental agreement for an NRA fundraiser raffling off an AR-15, the same type of gun used in the mass shooting at Robb Elementary Article bookmarked Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile Don't show me this message again
The last surviving victim of the Uvalde school shooting has left hospital more than two months after the horrific attack. 10-year-old Mayah Zamora had been in critical condition when she was brought to University Health San Antonio hospital in the wake of the terrible school shooting. At the time her family said it was a miracle that she was still alive, having been wounded in the shooting which claimed the lives of 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School on 24 May.