“Saturday marks the anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, which left 20 children and six educators dead. And a year later, questions still remain about gunman Adam Lanza, who committed suicide that day and worked hard to obscure his motives,” writes NPR’s Jeff Cohen.
“At least 194 children have been shot to death” following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary according to Mother Jones.
“Some Minnesota schools are starting to look at a security in new ways. The measures vary from district to district, depending on the availability of resources. Some have added new alarms, classroom door locks and security cameras. Some have considered hiring new police officers and security guards,” writes MPR News reporter Tim Post.
“In the last 12 months … almost every state has enacted at least one new gun law. Nearly two-thirds of the new laws ease restrictions and expand the rights of gun owners,” according to the New York Times.
Today’s Question: Is the Right to Bear Arms a freedom that’s gone too far?