How Much Would It Cost to Put Guards with Guns in Every Public School?

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The National Rifle Association ended its week-long silence following the horrifying massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and they think it shows we need more guns. At least in schools.

That was NRA Executive Vice-President Wayne LaPierre's big proposal at his press conference -- to put armed security in every public school in the country. Here are the top three facts you need to know about it.In either case, it's far from clear how much it would help. It's not exactly anywhere close to conclusive, but remember that armed security didn't stop the mass shooting at Columbine back in 1998. 



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