The Day I Took my Gun to School

Essay by Dana C. Jennings

School violence – December 1999 – Colorado Central Magazine

I AM AS DISTURBED as the next person about the deadly mixture of guns and schools that has spilled across America in recent years. But I also know firsthand the violent feelings children can get when they are bullied and pushed around. I remember well the day in 1938 when I took a gun to school in the rural town of Cassoday, Kansas.

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