Keeping Schools Safe: Armed Guards or Gun Free?

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Battle Lines

Following the school shooting deaths at Shady Hook Elementary, the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre said that "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.” An NRA-funded task force on April 2 unveiled its plan for arming the good guys, but according to the Advancement Project and a coalition of civil rights groups, more guns in schools means more gun violence. Here's the view from both sides. Joyce Jones

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