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The grief and mourning continue for the 17 students and staff killed on the afternoon of Feb. 14 during a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. But something else is happening among the anguish of the interrupted lives of the victims and survivors. Out of the agony, activism has emerged and students from across South Florida are speaking out together asking for stricter gun controls. Here's a list of grief counseling resources available for the community.

Contempt Case Against Sun Sentinel Filed Without Broward County School Board's Knowledge

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Courtesy Sun Sentinel
After a judge’s order, the Broward school district publicly released the report with nearly two-thirds of its content blacked out to protect the gunman’s privacy rights — a move that also concealed much about how the district mishandled Cruz’s case.";s:3:"u

The chief lawyer for Broward County schools never consulted with the School Board before requesting that a judge hold the South Florida Sun Sentinel and two reporters in contempt of court for publishing an uncensored report about the Parkland school shooter.

General Counsel Barbara Myrick said she made the decision along with another attorney for the district and never consulted the board, even though the action was filed on the board’s behalf.

Several board members said at a tense meeting Tuesday that they found out about the action only by reading it in the Sun Sentinel.

Read more at the Sun Sentinel