Michigan School Shooting Demonstrates Consequences of Irresponsible Gun Ownership

The school shooting last week in Oxford, Michigan — the deadliest U.S. shooting at a K-12 campus since 2018 — has reignited discussions on the need for stronger child access prevention laws that could reduce the number of underage shooters with access to guns. The shooting and the charges brought against the parents of a student accused of murdering four high school classmates underline the deadly consequences when gun owners fail to properly secure their firearms.