340 Twisp marchers call for more stringent gun control

Liberty Bell Junior-Senior High School students led a gun control march Saturday, March 24, through Twisp.

Photo by Sarah Highfield
Liberty Bell Junior-Senior High School students led a gun control march Saturday, March 24, through Twisp.



— How many 5- to 8-year-old children could Cara Christensen shelter if a gunman barraged through Methow Valley Elementary School?

Could she hide them all?

The thought produced tears and a few deep breaths as the first and second grade teacher spoke before about 340 people gathered for a gun control march at the Methow Valley Community Center Saturday, March 24.

“Last week, after an active school shooter training, I cleaned out my classroom closet to create a safe place for my students in the case of a shooter,” she said...

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