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Baxley: Gun-free zones create 'sterile' targets

Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, contends banning guns has the unintended consequence of making people into defenseless targets. File photo by Mark Foley, Florida House of Representatives.

The chair of the House Judiciary Committee said more people carrying guns might prevent massacres like the one that occurred in Newtown, Conn., on Friday.  Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, suggested Monday that schools would be safer if principals and teachers were allowed to take guns to school.

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