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Prevent gun violence in schools

Prevent gun violence in schools

I applaud Jen Pauliukonis for her commentary pleading for our leaders to offer some kind of protection for our children from the gun violence that is becoming an everyday occurrence as opposed to a rare, news headline ("A back-to-school resolution," Sept. 1).

Like Ms. Pauliukonis, I cannot help but think about the events at Sandy Hook Elementary as I prepare my children for school each and every day because, like her, my children are the same age that the children at Sandy Hook were when they were killed that horrible day in December 2012.

The tragedy in Newtown had a...