Andrew Patrick quoted in The Guardian

North Carolina proposes laws allowing teachers to carry guns in schools

Andrew Patrick, media director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said armed security had not always prevented shootings in the past. “There were two armed officers at Columbine in 1999, and there was one in Parkland. So I think the solution is to focus on laws that prevent and remove guns from dangerous people before these tragedies happen, instead of creating this wild west shootout.”

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