Guns are already banned in schools. That's why they're targeted.

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    Economists John Lott and William Landes conducted a groundbreaking study in 1999, and found that a common theme of mass shootings is that they occur in places where guns are banned and killers know everyone will be unarmed, such as shopping malls and schools.
    I spoke with Lott after the Newtown shooting, and he confirmed that nothing has changed to alter his findings. He noted that the Aurora shooter, who killed twelve people earlier this year, had a choice of seven movie theaters that were showing the Batman movie he was obsessed with. All were within a 20-minute drive of his home. The Cinemark Theater the killer ultimately chose wasn’t the closest, but it was the only one that posted signs saying it banned concealed handguns carried by law-abiding individuals. All of the other theaters allowed the approximately 4 percent of Colorado adults who have a concealed-handgun permit to enter with their weapons.
    “Disarming law-abiding citizens leaves them as sitting ducks,” Lott told me. “A couple hundred people were in the Cinemark Theater when the killer arrived. There is an extremely high probability that one or more of them would have had a legal concealed handgun with him if they had not been banned.”
    Lott offers a final damning statistic: “With just one single exception, the attack on congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson in 2011, every public shooting since at least 1950 in the U.S. in which more than three people have been killed has taken place where citizens are not allowed to carry guns.”
    The Facts about Mass Shootings - John Fund - National Review Online#
     
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    cherry picking wont save your guns
     
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    You're an idiot, your comment doesn't even make sense.

    Hopefully someone with a scrap of sense will comment.
     
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    Schools, aside from being Gov't Re-Education Camps, are also Victim Disarmament Zones.

    TM, why don't you slap this on yer bumper?:

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    " “With just one single exception, the attack on congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson in 2011, every public shooting since at least 1950 in the U.S. in which more than three people have been killed has taken place where citizens are not allowed to carry guns.”
     
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    Schools are targeted because they are target rich environments, idiot. If they banned guns in the middle of fucking nowheresville I doubt mass killers are going to abandon schools and churches to go to nowheresville.
     
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    and when they are illegal everywhere we will be safer
     
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    Every "public" shooting ?


    Define "public"
     
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    Just go ahead and say you don't want us to protect children. Everybody knows that's what this is all about. Progressives actually want children to die...which is why they continue to fight for measures that will ensure they die.
     

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