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There is a reason why the massacre at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida could never have happened in an Israeli school.  Israel does not consider its schools gun-free zones, where armed predators can freely roam the campus and hallways, picking targets at will.  Whether it be terrorists or armed loons, we all live in a war zone these days, and the fact is that the best way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. As Fox News reported after the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut: Americans intent on ensuring a school massacre like the one in Newtown, Conn., never happens again could learn a lot from Israel, where the long menu of precautions includes armed teachers. The Jewish state, which has long faced threats of terrorist strikes in crowded locations including schools, takes an all-of-the-above approach to safety in the classroom. Fences, metal detectors and armed private guards are part of a strategy overseen by...(Read Full Article)

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