Courtni Webb Suspended Over Poem Saying “I Know Why He Pulled Trigger” About Newtown Shooting

NEWTOWN SHOOTING TRAGEDY: Courtni Webb, a San Francisco high school senior, is facing possible expulsion for writing a poem about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre. She wrote that she could see what drove Adam Lanza to commit such a heinous act. She wrote in her poem, “I understand the killings in Connecticut. I know why he pulled the trigger.” CBS Atlanta reports a teacher saw Courtni Webb’s poem and turned it over to the principal. School officials have reportedly said they have zero tolerance where violence or the threat of violence is concerned.


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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.