Since the massacre at a school in Parkman, Florida, Michigan schools have been responding to threats in their communities. Students in Kalamazoo drafted a petition about gun legislation that quickly got tens of thousands of signatures.
Michigan Radio's senior news analyst Jack Lessenberry joined "Morning Edition" host Doug Tribou to discuss gun control and school safety.
They also talk about Jackson County sheriff Steven Rand. He's accused of making offensive comments about blacks, Hispanics, and women, and mocking an officer with partial hearing loss.