Broward County Sheriff's Office

Second Amendment provides 'means to prevent a tyrannical government takeover and means of self-defense' [Letter]

Second Amendment provides 'means to prevent a tyrannical government takeover and means of self-defense' [Letter]

Editor:

Understanding the fear, anguish, terror, anger and emotional distress of school students who survived the Parkland, Fla., school murders is a rational human response to the incomprehensible act of evil that drove Nikolas Cruz, 19, to end the lives of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

The equally sad fact is that this tragic event could have been derailed or prevented if the authorities having jurisdiction, namely the Broward County Sheriff’s Department, who had responded over 40 times to Cruz-related domestic disturbances, missing person and animal abuse responses for several years, had acted proactively to stop his behavior.

There were many...

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