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United States

2 August 2000

Education Week

It's against the law to bring a gun to school in the United States. Right? Think again. In the post-Columbine world, when most schools are ratcheting up their security to guard against gun-toting students, many adults can still bring guns on campus without fear of prosecution. A little-known provision in a 1996 federal law allows adults to carry concealed firearms in schools if they have state- issued permits. More than half the states, including New Hampshire, South... (

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