"At a time like this, people want to feel safer," one expert told Newsweek.
Foiling terror attacks also is down to God, according to the Israeli Defense Force.
Amid arguments about censorship on college campuses, elementary school libraries are becoming settings for these debates as well, with the majority of Republicans believing texts featuring LGBTQ characters don't belong there.
A Pittsburgh Public School teacher allegedly was attacked by a parent for confiscating her elementary student's cellphone in class.
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Drew Adams, a 16-year-old boy assigned female at birth, says administrators have prevented him from using the boys' restroom.
In 2007, 65 percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual students said they'd been bullied. This year, 45 percent did.
Two Republicans are trying to pass a bill that would allow people in Wisconsin to carry guns without a permit or training.
The group of teachers reportedly also gave out a "most likely to become homeless" award.