Category: School Shooting

ROONEY: “There’s only so many walls you can erect” to protect schools

TRENTON, N.J. – Last week’s shooting near Brick Memorial High School reignited the school security debate in New Jersey. Save Jersey founder Matt Rooney joined the Chasing News with Bill Spadea panel to offer his take on both the facts Read More

VIDEO: New Jersey’s Colandro reports from NRA headquarters

FAIRFAX, Va. – As more U.S. states continue to authorize gun seizures with new legislation (including New Jersey), New Jersey’s own Anthony Colandro – the National Rifle Association (NRA)’s 76th director – huddled in Fairfax, Virginia on Thursday with fellow Read More

ROONEY: Bullet-resistant backpacks, school doors in Harrington Park are “all a Band-Aid”

TRENTON, N.J. – Office Depot has reportedly pulled bullet-resistant backpacks off of its shelves during the back-to-school shopping crunch. Meanwhile, the Northern New Jersey community of Harrington Park is installing bullet-resistant doors (imported from Israel) at its local K-8 school.  Read More

All 5 N.J. GOP Congressmen Push For Post-Parkland NICS “Fix”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is co-sponsoring a batch of school safety-themed bills in the wake of this month’s Parkland shooting. Strengthened background checks is the linchpin for each measure. The list courtesy of MacArthur’s office: The “Fix Read More