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Parents ask DMUSD to take stand on assault weapons in safety resolution

Parents ask DMUSD to take stand on assault weapons in safety resolution

At the May 23 board meeting, parents demanded that the Del Mar Union School District (DMUSD) consider stronger language in its school safety resolution and call for a ban on assault weapons.

The DMUSD board passed a resolution last month that deleted the language regarding an outright ban on “semi-automatic weapons” as well as a ban on high capacity magazines, bump stocks and any other equipment, alteration or modification that would increase a firearm’s capacity for ammunition or rate of fire— language that has been adopted by the boards of the Solana Beach, San Dieguito Union, San Diego Unified, Encinitas, Cardiff and Vista school districts.

The vote on the resolution was...

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