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Will Armed Adults Limit Mass School Shootings?

Samantha Oltman | April 2, 2013



Los Angeles schools keep coming up in the national debate over having guns in schools to protect against mass shootings.

The National Rifle Association and some San Diego officials have touted the preventative benefits of guns in schools in recent weeks.

But in a Daily Beast article published today, former LAUSD students go on the record to express their disapproval of placing armed guards in schools.  And, according to an article published in Mother Jones yesterday, data show that armed teachers or security guards don’t actually deter mass shooters.

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