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January 1, 2013
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Arm teachers with Tasers, not gunsI have read a lot of ideas about what to do after the Newtown massacre. Outlawing guns has been suggested. This has been shown to be ineffective. With all the guns already out there, guns will always be available to those who want them. Arming teachers with guns also has been promoted. While this has some appeal, the possibility of accidents with a school full of curious kids seems to be an unacceptable risk. Trained and armed security guards would be a great deterrent, but this too has drawbacks. The guards would most certainly be …

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