The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the executive order prohibiting the sale of bump stocks is a significant and urgent issue that affects us all.

By Robert Jordan, Founder SITE|SAFETYNET℠ 

Bump stocks are devices that can be added to certain semiautomatic rifles to enable them to fire multiple shots per second with a single pull of the trigger, effectively transforming them into machine guns. This capability allows for rapid, high-volume firing, which has devastating consequences in the wrong hands.

The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Decision

This ruling comes after a series of legal challenges to the 2018 executive order that banned bump stocks following the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas. During that incident, a gunman used bump stocks to unleash over a thousand rounds, killing 60 people and injuring hundreds more. The ban was widely supported across the political spectrum as a necessary step to prevent such tragedies from recurring​ (SCOTUSblog)​​ (Courthouse News)​.

The Importance of Immediate Legislative Action

With the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn this ban, we must immediately protect our communities, especially our schools. At SITE|SAFETYNET℠, we aim to enhance school safety nationwide through innovative tools and comprehensive safety measures. We believe that proactive steps must be taken to prevent the availability and use of bump stocks, which pose a severe threat to public safety.

SITE|SAFETYNET℠’s Commitment to School Safety

Our commitment to school safety is reflected in our three-tiered assessment system:
  1. Partnerships: We emphasize the importance of strategic partnerships with local law enforcement to ensure rapid and effective emergency response. This tier is crucial, particularly in light of the tragic events at Uvalde, TX, highlighting the need for coordinated safety measures.
  2. Exterior Security: Our second tier focuses on securing the perimeter of school campuses through surveillance, controlled access points, and regular security checks. These measures help prevent unauthorized access and enhance overall safety.
  3. Interior Security: The third tier involves comprehensive assessments of the school’s interior spaces, including classrooms and common areas. Regular drills, staff training, and implementing advanced safety technologies are essential components of this tier.


The Supreme Court’s overturning of the bump stock ban is a wake-up call for all of us. It underscores the importance of continuous vigilance and proactive measures to ensure the safety of our schools and communities. At SITE|SAFETYNET℠, we provide the tools and strategies to create secure, nurturing educational environments. Together, we can make a difference.

Protecting Our Students, Inc.

By staying informed and taking action, we can work together to ensure a safer future for our children.

K-12 Safety Law News for June 3, 2024

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