Virginia Tech Massacre

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A shooting that occurred on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, in two separate attacks, two hours apart, in which the perpetrator, Seung-Hui Cho, a mentally ill student, killed 32 people and wounded many others before committing suicide
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Kristen Anderson, a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting, and chief evangelist at LiveSafe, an Arlington, Va.
The ad shows that the NRA once shared the common sense belief that guns don't belong in schools but has since adopted an extreme approach to allow guns everywhere, no questions asked," said Colin Goddard, survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting and Everytown for Gun Safety Senior Policy Advocate .
Proponents of the bill say it will allow students to protect themselves and prevent massacres like the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting.
Last week, Keith Fimian, a candidate for Congress in Virginia's 11th District, told a reporter the April 2007 Virginia Tech shooting would have been averted had students been "packing heat.
The gun lobby has tried in vain to capitalize on the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting tragedy that killed 32 students and professors to advance its extremist ideology to arm students and teachers.
Diane Strollo, clinical associate professor of radiology at UPMC, whose daughter was injured and survived the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting * Marisa Randazzo, former Secret Service agent and president and founder of Threat Assessment Resources International, LLC, which provides training, consultation and research services to assess threats and prevent violence * Det.
Such questions will have to be answered before anyone can get paid, according to Kenneth Feinberg, the Washington attorney who administered funds set up after 9/11 and the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Put in place after the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, the policy only allows the use of frangible ammunition, which is designed to prevent ricochet by breaking apart when it hits hard surfaces.
Dianne Feinstein of California and Chuck Schumer of New York, as well as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, inundated news and comment shows over the weekend in the wake of the Newtown massacre, the second-deadliest school shooting in recent history following the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Although fiction, it comes after the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, where two teens killed 12 students and a teacher before committing suicide and the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, where an undergraduate with mental health problems shot 32 people to death, then killed himself.
Participants debated the value of allowing concealed weapons on campus, a measure supported by the National Rifle Association after the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.