Virginia Tech has closed and classes are canceled; the area is said to be secure.
These school/university shootings are just horrible. Will new gun laws be enforced by a Democratic president — Obama or Clinton?
It might be the deadliest school shooting in US history, but the story is not new; just a few of the earlier shootings in history (wikipedia.com):
Platte Canyon High School shooting (2006) — 2 dead,
Amish school shooting (2006) — 5 dead,
Rocori High School shooting (2003) — 2 dead,
Columbine High School massacre (1999) — 15 dead.
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