CBS News is reporting that 27 people are dead, includingSay what you will about homeschooling, but if your child is taught at home, he's not going to be shot there by some disgruntled school employee, student, or parent. And the idea that gun control laws will make any difference whatsoever with regards to this sort of thing is risible, given that it is already illegal to carry guns onto school property, to say nothing of shooting people there.
1420 students, after a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The gunman is among the dead.
And this may be worth keeping in mind when the inevitable push for gun control begins: "The worst mass school murder in American history took place on May 18,1927 in Bath Township, Mich., when a former school board member set off three bombs that killed 45 people."