The official Twitter account for the Volusia County Sheriff's Office posted arguably the most depressing tweet of the year this morning.
"Sad sign of the times we live in. Received a news media inquiry this morning that asked: "What's going on at Pierson Elementary? I see four patrol vehicles and students lined up outside." We were helping kids cross the street for a field trip," read the tweet.
It would appear that we're now living in a time when any presence of law enforcement at a school forces us to expect the absolute worst.
Meanwhile, more students have died this year in schools
than soldiers in combat zones, and lawmakers are now considering regulating trench coats
, video games
, and literally anything except the one common denominator of every school shooting in the country.
Hint, it's guns.
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