Parkland, Wall Street Journal, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School discussed on This Morning with Gordon Deal
As we reach the one year Mark today of the fatal shootings at Marjory stoneman, Douglas, high school, the city of parkland, Florida is struggling to heal the community has grieved and erected memorials some families who lost loved ones and students who survived have channeled their anguish into activism, many have undergone counselling and recaptured a semblance of normalcy. But pain and anger still pour forth regularly. It's a story by Wall Street Journal reporter Arian Campo Flores Arjan, what did you see when you visited a really complicated a year later, you know, you have in some regards people recapturing some of the some semblance of normal p than they had before many people have gone through trauma counseling. They've they've commemorated those loss they've grieved. They've come together in all variety of of groups. And so in some sense, David Vance the healing process. It's still very raw feeling there even a year later because obviously the of the gravity of what happens, and and the difficulty of ever getting over that. But also because there are just seems a constant stream of reminders of that day was and how messy the aftermath has been. Can you have just recently mission? A report that was put together by state panel convened specifically to investigate the massacre and to analyze what it was that happened. And what the left says were and what the recommendations would be going forward. And it was this. You know, monster report people more than four hundred pages that just outlined a litany of errors in the way. For instance, law enforcement handle this situation with the gunman before shooting handled the response to the shooting and things like that. They're sorta reopened wounds people. So it's it's it's still a very emotional time for. Did you say to that? There are some folks who are not happy with say updated security measures or safety drills that are taking place. Oh, sure. You know, the whole security response has been so controversial in itself. You know, you have some people, and and including a recommendation and the power report that addressed going taking the measure like arming teachers and having teachers participate in the the guardian program that was set up after parkland under a law that was passed last year. That's a very controversial proposal. There are some people who think that it's just the reality that we live in the other people who are aghast at it and say that. This makes people feel less. Thanks to the teachers now carrying weapons of an inside the classroom. So. It's just been. The security issue has been really really difficult. The school district has come under fire from a lot of parents would feel that they have. Not done enough that they have not responded assertively enough to to what needed to be done. And then there are others. You know, feel like some of these measures are just misguided. We're speaking with Wall Street Journal reporter Ariane Campo florist about his piece entitled a year after parkland making sure to say, I love you at morning drop off. It's been one year since seventeen people were killed at Marjory stoneman Douglas high school. As have the politics here. Exacerbated things in terms of maybe the pain or the hurt at the heart of this in many ways is you know, gun right? And there is a few issues that are more devices in our country, then gods that has triggered quite polarized debates in the state that said something pretty remarkable that in the aftermath of the shooting because of the strength and the widespread nature of the movement that formed in the aftermath of parkland Marjorie led by students they were able to get legislation Pat and a conservative legislature sorry on Wall Street Journal, reporter, Arjan Kimball..