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Christina Blair of Shawnee has twin daughters in high school, including an aspiring teacher.

She worries what might happen “if a madman comes in with a gun and you’re locked in a classroom. How do you defend against that? You can’t,” Blair said.

“I would feel much safer,” she said, “if there was another way for teachers to defend their classroom.”

Judith Deedy of Mission Hills has heard arguments about how gun-free zones might invite violence against the defenseless. Yet with three kids in elementary schools, she’s not convinced that arming school staff is the answer.

“Guns in schools with curious children,” she said. “What more could possibly go wrong there?”

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