Sign of the times . . . An uptick in school shootings and the rise of mental illness in the U.S. necessitates an escalation that, for better or worse, would be easier than changing gun laws. Take a look:
Every Missouri public school should employ armed protection to keep children safe from active shooters. That is the main takeaway from a report released Wednesday by a task force formed by Gov. Mike Parson in March to improve school safety.