Does 'Hardening Schools' Stop Mass Shootings? : 1A The senators behind a bipartisan gun legislation proposal hope to have the framework ready for a vote by next week.

The outline has the support of 10 Democrats and 10 Republicans – enough to put it over the line for Senate approval.

But the current outline is vague – and no price tags are attached. It's unclear whether hammering out the details will lead to a drop in Republican support.

For now, the proposal plans to ramp up funding for state red-flag laws, mental health resources, and more school security.

Meanwhile, Republicans are pushing for "hardening schools."

We talk to experts about what that involves and whether it would prevent shootings.

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Does 'Hardening Schools' Stop Mass Shootings?

Does 'Hardening Schools' Stop Mass Shootings?

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The senators behind a bipartisan gun legislation proposal hope to have the framework ready for a vote by next week.

The outline has the support of 10 Democrats and 10 Republicans – enough to put it over the line for Senate approval.

But the current outline is vague – and no price tags are attached. It's unclear whether hammering out the details will lead to a drop in Republican support.

For now, the proposal plans to ramp up funding for state red-flag laws, mental health resources, and more school security.

Republicans have pushed for "hardening schools" a lot in recent weeks. But what exactly does that involve? And does the strategy actually prevent shootings?

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