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WATCH: Students offer solutions to gun violence, school shootings

By staff and wire services reports
January 18th, 2013

As part of a series of far-reaching gun control proposals, President Barack Obama recommended Wednesday a federal $150 million “Comprehensive School Safety Program” that would help school districts hire school guards, counselors and other staff, the Huffington Post reports. The proposals come one month after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., that renewed national interest in gun control.  Suggestions from lawmakers nationwide range from strict restrictions on firearms to arming teachers with loaded weapons. Across the country, 18 states already allow teachers and other adults to carry firearms in schools

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