The nation was shocked on April 20, 1999, when 12 students and one teacher were killed in a mass shooting at Columbine High School outside of Denver, Colorado. In the 20 years since, through other prominent school shootings from Sandy Hook to Parkland and an ongoing rise in U.S. shooting deaths, Columbine has loomed large in our politics, policy and culture. Survivor Believes Teachers Should Be Allowed To Carry Guns Columbine survivor Evan Todd has clear memories of the day two killers murdered his classmates. Now, he believes teachers should be allowed to carry guns in schools. Leigh Paterson / KUNC Evan Todd still has sharp memories of April 20, 1999. As a sophomore at Columbine High School, he was in the library with his friends on that cool,...
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