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Deterrence can work

MIAMI -- The list of failures in the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, are becoming legion. If any or all of those failures had been addressed, 17 students and teachers might be alive today.

In addition to the several balls dropped by the local FBI office, it was later that at least four reporters that Peterson should have gone in and "...addressed the killer. Killed the killer."

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