I think I see what you're saying, even though my initial response is "WTF?!". Of course banning guns isn't the answer. Of course we didn't need armed guards in schools when we were children. Of course we had weirdos and people with problems in school, but they never took guns to school and killed dozens of people.
Banning anything, words or guns, is not going to work. I am against armed guards at schools.
I think that (somewhat) sympathetic media coverage of the Oregon shooting had more than a little to do with the recent shootings and averted shootings. I think that ultra real first person shooter games have an effect on SOME people. People are more entrenched in a cyberworld and detached from human interactions noways has an