Why The NRA's 'A Gun In Every School' Plan Won't Work

In case you missed it, the National Rifle Association recently held a press conference in response to the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Its proposal for handling future mass shootings? Forget trying to figure out why these mass shootings are happening or how to prevent them — instead, the NRA wants to put an armed police officer or guard in every school. It probably should have done a little background research first.