OPINION: This school safety proposal makes sense

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By Randy Patrick

Details are emerging from the deadly shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and one fact is particularly alarming — the former student who committed the murders was inside the school only six minutes. During that time, he shot at least 25 people and killed 17.

That is significant, because after the initial shock, anger and heartbreak over such a heinous act, our thoughts turn toward the question: How do we prevent this from happening again?

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