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Emmett Till Memorial Highlights Misconceptions about ‘Bulletproof’ Glass

Over the weekend, a new memorial sign was dedicated at the spot in Tallahatchie County, Miss., where 14-year-old Emmett Till was found dead after being murdered in 1955. His murder was a major catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. Previous … Continue reading

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Eiffel Tower Gets Security Upgrade with Bullet-Resistant Glass Wall

The Eiffel Tower is one of the most visited landmarks in France, but visitors to the famous tourist attraction will soon have to go through a bullet-resistant glass wall to see the site up close. The Eiffel Tower has been … Continue reading

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Schools Focus on Glass after Parkland Shooting

As a result of tragedies such as those that occurred at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., some school administrators and parents look at glass as a possible protector … Continue reading

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In Wake of Shooting Tragedies, Glass Can Give Schools Options

While the first anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., has come and gone, the details of the December 2012 school shooting remain all too clear in the nation’s memory.  The event, along with a list of high-profile shootings at … Continue reading

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Senate Committee Passes Bill to Provide Grants for School Safety Improvements

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted yesterday to pass legislation designed to provide grants to local communities and schools throughout the United States to improve safety within the schools. The School Safety Enhancements Act of 2013 (S.146) is sponsored by … Continue reading

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