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Why a Colorado school district is buying 10 semiautomatic rifles


It is an eye-opening line item in the budget for the Douglas County School District in Colorado: $12,300 for 10 semiautomatic long rifles.

In the post-Sandy Hook era, however, it is not a wholly unprecedented request.

Rural school districts, in particular, looked at the military-style weapon used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting as a game changer. With schools sometimes situated miles from the nearest law enforcement, how could such districts adequately prepare for such a threat?


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