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What happens when a city plagued by gun violence gets more guns?

What happens when a city plagued by gun violence gets more guns?

Our view: The specter of a Supreme Court ready, willing and eager to expand gun rights hovers over Baltimore’s crime-fighting challenge

The decision of Baltimore’s school board on Tuesday not to allow school police officers to carry weapons during the day and the ongoing debate over whether to permit Johns Hopkins University to have an armed private police force — a hot-button proposal that former New York City mayor, gun control advocate and billionaire benefactor Michael Bloomberg endorsed this week — reflects the degree to which guns have become a central focus in Baltimore’s struggle with crime. Not only are we concerned about bad guys with guns; lots of people are concerned...

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