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Handling school shooting claims. The rise in school shootings raises a number of issues for insurers as administrators grapple with ways to keep their students safe. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018, left 17 students or teachers dead, and an expelled 19-year-old, Nikolas Cruz, in police custody. The shooting triggered a nationwide “Enough is Enough!” march in Washington and across the nation against guns and the National Rifle Association, and Florida’s governor, Rick Scott, signed into law new restrictive gun rules.

More states may do likewise. But will it help to reduce the number of killings with hand or semi-automatic guns? One suggestion has been to arm as many teachers as are willing to shoot a shooter. Is this a good idea?

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