Locking schools won’t protect kids

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 - 1:10 pm

Re “Background checks won't help” (Letters, Dec. 17): Gregory Vinci states that the obvious solution for school violence is to lock down schools. May I remind him that Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown was locked down, when shooter Adam Lanza blew the door open and proceeded to kill 20 children and six educators.

-- Earl Hamilton, Lincoln

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