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Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants outside pressure to force Washington gun regulation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Education Secretary: Guns Have No Place In Schools, College Campuses

The nation’s schools chief says more needs to be done to make sure children live long enough to attend college. He is joining more than 350 university presidents in urging Congress to take action to protect students from gun violence.


The National Rifle Association has maintained social media silence since the elementary school shootings last Friday. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Shuts Down Facebook, No Tweets Since School Shooting

National Rifle Association officials have kept quiet in the wake of Friday’s elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and they also shut down their Facebook page and have not had any Twitter activity since Friday morning.