Over 30 years ago, I started donating to the Brady. I needed to do something to stop innocent victims from being shot every year. I never thought that my life would be impacted by gun violence, but 17 years ago, my daughter, Laura, was killed in a mass shooting.
"There could be instances of real confusion that would lead to tragedy if we had more guns in more classrooms," said Avery Gardiner, co-president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. "What about the time the teacher accidentally leaves the gun unlocked in the desk drawer, and it's picked up by a student?"