Why gun owners should support Risk Protection Orders

Why gun owners should support Risk Protection Orders
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A little over a week ago, the nation was rocked once again by the evil mass killings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, Ohio. After each mass tragedy, calls for gun control begin even before the causes are understood. This time has proved to be no different. In the wake

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Politics
Sending our Teachers into Battle

Sending our Teachers into Battle
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UPDATE: As reported in the New York Post, a New York City teacher, Aida Sehic, who complained of horrific racial, sexual, and physical abuse from students has settled a lawsuit against the Department of Education, The Post has learned. Sehic and the DOE agreed to resolve the case this week

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Broward County Schools
The Sins of a Superintendent

The Sins of a Superintendent
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All of us make mistakes. The key is to acknowledge them, learn, and move on. The real sin is ignoring mistakes, or worse, seeking to hide them.

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
leadership
Another Failure by Broward Schools

Another Failure by Broward Schools
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UPDATE 2/13/2019: After several days of asking Sun Sentinel journalists to look into the details surrounding the rejection by the Broward County School District of proposed legislation that would have put a focus on school safety and security, the Sun Sentinel published their story. Failure by Broward County

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Ryan Petty
School Safety
Threat Assessment in Florida Schools: The US Secret Service Perspective

Threat Assessment in Florida Schools: The US Secret Service Perspective
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Now that the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission’s initial report has been sent to the Florida Governor and to the leaders of the Florida House & Senate, I’d like to share a few of the recommendations that went into the report, recommendations that I was privileged to

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Ryan Petty
Culture
So you want to be a school guardian?

So you want to be a school guardian?
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I frequently am asked about arming school staff and whether or not it is a good idea for improving school safety. As part of our work on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission, we developed critical recommendations to improve school safety and protect students and teachers. But let’s

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Ryan Petty
School Safety
My Statement on the 2018 Broward County School Board Election

My Statement on the 2018 Broward County School Board Election
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Statement by Ryan Petty on Broward County School Board Election for District 8 September 3, 2018 Our public schools in Broward County can and must do better: from improving academic performance to making our teachers a priority, to the realization of safer schools. Nothing put the deficiencies of our public

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Ryan Petty
Politics
If We Could Roll Back the Clock to February 14, 2017

If We Could Roll Back the Clock to February 14, 2017
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Recently on my social media stream, a friend proposed the following thought exercise about gun control and time travel.  After the Parkland tragedy that took 17 lives, including my daughter Alaina, I took some time to reflect on this.  Here is what my friend proposed: So 99% of the media

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
2nd Amendment