Alhambra Unified School Board Supports Gun Legislation Written by Students

The Alhambra Unified School Board unanimously approved a resolution focused on preventing gun violence. The resolution was written by students at Alhambra High School as part of a senior project.

Some of the asks in the resolution include an increase in mental health services in schools and an increase in the minimum age requirement to purchase guns.

The students went through several versions of their resolution before settling on one they thought was a good compromise.

National calls for gun control legislation have risen in recent years because of the large number of school shootings that have taken place, and especially since the Parkland attacks in February, which fueled walkouts and protests across the country.

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