I have been really bothered by the testimony from students, educators and parents regarding the trauma they experience when going through lockdown drills. Most recently with testimony in SB 978 hearing. I can't tell if they are being sincere or if it's an act to try and gain sympathy from legislators and electors. Or both. Do these students really believe that restricting our rights is going to eliminate lockdown drills? If they don't believe that, what is the point of their testimony in a hearing on a bill like SB978? If these lockdown drills really are causing emotional trauma among students, faculty and family members maybe they should do away with them or perform them in such a way that it mitigates the trauma. Tips on doing that: Mitigating Psychological Effects of Lockdowns The more skeptical/paranoid side of me thinks that administrators could be intentionally make these drills more emotionally traumatic than necessary to influence kids to side with anti-rights causes. I want to address this with all parties involved but I'm not sure how to approach it. Any ideas? Should I attempt legislation that that requires less traumatic lockdown procedures. I would think this would be a non-partisan issue?