Published On: Mon, May 21st, 2018

David Hogg Wants The Media To Stop Naming The Santa Fe Shooter By Name

David Hogg says to stop naming school shooters

David Hogg, the Parkland school shooting survivor who has since become an outspoken gun control advocate, is calling on the media to stop naming the name of the alleged Santa Fe school shooter, as well as other school shooters, Huffington Post is reporting.

It almost goes without saying that, whenever a heinous crime such as a school shooting takes place, the media and the public will want to know more about the shooter himself or herself. However, Hogg is joined by other school shooting survivors in asking for that trend to stop.

In a tweet posted Sunday afternoon, the 17-year-old called on the public and the media to stop mentioning alleged Santa Fe school shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis – or any school shooters – by name, saying that doing so validates and glorifies these crimes.

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David Hogg Wants The Media To Stop Naming The Santa Fe Shooter By Name