School shooting survivors given mandatory see-through backpacks

Delaney Tarr a survivor of the mass shooting was among students to speak during the March for Our Lives rally

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, began implementing a host of new security protocols this week meant to keep students and faculty safe, but some believe the safety measures are nothing more than a glossy diversion from the real issues.

Nugent also said that Hogg and other students calling for gun control were "not very educated" and said they "wouldn't know an AR-15 from a pterodactyl".

The police presence was heavy on Monday and will remain so at least until the end of the school year, officials say.

"Students of color, black and brown students, like myself have been racially profiled while we are on heightened alert, fearing the emergence of another Caucasian shooter", Koerber said. They calculated the $1.05 amount by dividing the total amount of money his campaign received from the NRA by the number of students in the state. Now, with the bags, they're sacrificing their privacy for what he and others consider an ineffective security measure. "My school was a place where everyone felt comfortable, it was a home away from home, and now that home has been destroyed", he said. The teachers, however, mostly support measure, according to newspaper Miami Herald, American history teacher, Greg Pittman. "We need a real change, not a change like this".

"It is action taken to make parents feel better, but [it] simply makes the students feel like they are entering a prison, and will certainly deter middle-schoolers and freshman from wanting to attend Stoneman Douglas in the future", Mizen added.

Student activist Cameron Kasky went to school on Tuesday with a see-through backpack filled with tampons, an act of protest against the school's new clear-bag policy.

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Many Stoneman Douglas students took issue with the clear backpacks they're required to carry.

Senior Delaney Tarr tagged Rubio in a tweet of a picture of her bag with feminine products and the orange price tag attached to it.

Her next tweet mentioned Sen. The school district is "exploring options" to begin using metal-detecting wands at entrances and potentially permanent metal detectors.

"You have no privacy no matter what", she said.

"It just kind of came to me", Kiffin said.

Despite the jokes, many students are making their argument clear: The backpacks aren't enough to make them feel safe from gun violence, and they're still fighting for action from lawmakers.

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