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Allison B. Krause (April 23, 1951 - May 4, 1970) was an honors student at Kent State University, Ohio, when she was shot and killed by the Ohio National Guard in the Kent State Massacre, while protesting the invasion of Cambodia and the presence of the National Guard on the Kent State campus. The Guardsmen opened fire on a group of unarmed students, killing four of them, at an average distance of about 345ft (106m). Krause was shot in the left side of her body at about 330ft (105m) fatally wounding her. A subsequent autopsy found that a single rifle bullet entered and exited her upper left arm, and entered her left lateral chest fragmenting on impact causing massive internal injuries. She died from her injuries later that same day.

Altogether, sixty-seven shots were fired by the Guardsmen in 13 seconds. The other students killed in the shootings were Jeffrey Glenn Miller, Sandra Lee Scheuer and William Knox Schroeder. In addition, nine other students were wounded in the gunfire.

Just days before Allison Krause was killed, she said "flowers are better than bullets."

The shootings led to protests and a national student strike, causing hundreds of campuses to close because of both violent and non-violent demonstrations. The Kent State campus remained closed for six weeks. Five days after the shootings, 100,000 people demonstrated in Washington, D.C. against the war.

Krause was an alumna of John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. There is a courtyard memorial dedicated to her there. Her father, Arthur S. Krause, became an outspoken advocate for the press for truth and justice about what occurred that day and fought it in the courts for nearly 10 years following the death of his daughter. In the end the family of Allison Krause received a 'Statement of Regret' and $15,000 for the loss of Allison.

In 2010, Allison's sister Laurel Krause co-founded the Kent State Truth Tribunal 'KSTT' ( with Emily Kunstler. The tribunal was organized to uncover, record and preserve the testimonies of witnesses, participants and meaningfully involved individuals of the Kent State shootings of 1970. Showing his support, Michael Moore livecast every KSTT testimonial at his website. In all, three tribunals were held in 2010: May 1, 2, 3 & 4 in Kent Ohio at the 40th anniversary of the shootings with a west coast tribunal in San Francisco in August and an east coast tribunal in New York City in October 2010.

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The Guardian--It emerged that one of the dead, -Allison Krause-, had also placed a flower in a gun the previous day Photograph: The Washington Post/Getty Images The 1963 ... - Date : Sun, 14 Nov 2010 00:10:24 GMT+00:00
Paisley enjoys 'a good week' - Tweet this news the ultimate coming during "Whiskey Lullaby" which featured an actual-sized video of -Alison Krause- sitting in with the band while dueting with Paisley. ... - Date : Mon, 15 Nov 2010 08:18:04 GMT+00:00
West Linn-Wilsonville Education Foundation plans to raise $300000 for 2011-12 ... - (blog) Tweet this news (blog)---...- include: -Allison- Clarke; Amy Corcoran; Teresa Cordova; Aaron Downs; Brian Gilday; Eva Greeff (treasurer); Annie Herbert; Shelley Kamikawa; Vicki -Krause-; ... - Date : Wed, 08 Dec 2010 22:03:15 GMT+00:00
Three local schools receive grants from SCA - Appleton Post Crescent Tweet this news
Appleton Post Crescent---...- Cade Nelessen, Bryce Haas, Rochelle Eggebrecht, -Allison- Stencil, Rick Marcusen, Jackson Weister and Garret Van Handel. Photo courtesy of Sarah Pitsch.--- - Date : Fri, 03 Dec 2010 20:19:09 GMT+00:00
At-rish skink still seen near MacGregor - Portage Daily Graphic Tweet this news
Portage Daily Graphic--The Northern Prairie Skink is listed as a species at risk that is only found in the sandy regions of southwestern Manitoba, according to -Allison Krause- ... - Date : Sat, 28 Aug 2010 04:12:20 GMT+00:00
Women's soccer falls to Davidson, 1-0 - HPU Panthers Tweet this news
HPU Panthers--Davidson got on the board first with a goal off a corner by Tori -Krause- in the 7th minute. The Wildcats -Allison- Drutchas earned the assist after lofting a ... - Date : Mon, 30 Aug 2010 02:46:08 GMT+00:00
Row after mate's sister date - Tasmania Mercury Tweet this news
Tasmania Mercury--Crown prosecutor -Allison- Shand alleged Mr -Krause- later drove to Mr Moore's Roches Beach house and started punching him while wearing knuckle dusters. ... - Date : Tue, 17 Aug 2010 22:53:50 GMT+00:00
Tainted drywall dangers: Thieves, scammers among 'experts' offering a fix to ... - TCPalm Tweet this news
TCPalm--“These products and alternative methods have been pulled out before to fix the problem of the day,” said the Florida Health Department's David -Krause-, ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 20:55:28 GMT+00:00
'Shame, Metro, shame': commuters rage over train failures - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald--Melinda -Krause-: It took me three hours and 45 minutes to get from Seddon to Brunswick this morning and it usually takes about 40 minutes . ... - Date : Tue, 27 Jul 2010 01:21:23 GMT+00:00
Drywall certifier's niche pays millions - Palm Beach Post Tweet this news
Palm Beach Post--"He was very vocal early on in this situation," said David -Krause-, a Florida Department of Health toxicologist assigned to test reactive wallboard. ... - Date : Sun, 25 Jul 2010 23:44:24 GMT+00:00

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