Clear backpacks handed out to students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

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This is something students of color tend to understand a bit better than their white peers: At a press conference last week, black Stoneman Douglas students told reporters that more cops would actually make them feel less safe.

Students also had to walk through barricaded paths to enter the school. It's a new safety rule from the Broward County School Board in the wake of a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead.

Security barriers and bag check lines greeted the students Monday morning and they were given, by administrators, their newest mandatory accessories: a clear backpack and an identification badge they are required to wear at all times.

Interesting comparison, Theodore - because if a pterodactyls were swooping in and killing dozens of students every few months, would the NRA not immediately obliterate them to extinction? The backpack idea is an invasion of privacy.

Students took to social media to express their angst over the new clear backpack policy.

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Another student, Laura Hogg, also commented on the clear backpacks on Twitter Monday. "Nearly as clear as the NRA's agenda to prevent common sense gun control from going on the books!"

"The teachers have the students' interests at hand", Pittman said.

"My VERY OWN #clearbackpack", student survivor Rachel Padnis wrote.

"My new backpack is nearly as transparent as the NRA's agenda".

"My new backpack is nearly as transparent as the NRA's agenda, I feel sooo safe now", Hogg tweeted. As much as I appreciate the effort we as a country need to focus on the real issue instead of turning our schools into prisons.

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"(David Hogg) has been brainwashed, it's tragic", Nugent said.

Senior Delaney Tarr tagged Rubio in a tweet of a picture of her bag with feminine products and the orange price tag attached to it.

She also wonders how students will carry sports equipment, instruments and laptops.

'We are doing this in order to demonstrate the fact that we stand together on all issues and that we, as a student body, refuse to be reduced to nothing more than dollars and cents, ' Koerber said. The shooting in Parkland has restarted the debate on gun control from other school shootings such as Columbine, Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook Elementary. "YES ABSOLUTELY, can't argue against that", student Diego Pfeiffer wrote.

"I feel like that's something that should be at concerts and not at school", Sutton stressed.

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