Gov. Snyder to Veto Guns-in-School Bill

    WASHINGTON - MAY 03:  Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan speaks during a dedication ceremony of the statue of former President Gerald Ford at the Rotunda of the Capitol May 3, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The statue will become a part of the National Statuary Hall Collection of the U.S. Capitol.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Rick Snyder;

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    The hideous Newtown massacre already appears to be affecting gun-control legislation. The day before Adam Lanza opened fire on students in Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Republican-controlled Michigan legislature passed a bill allowing guns into schools and other “gun-free zones.” In the wake of the shooting, however, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday he’s decided to veto the bill. Snyder isn’t the only one changing his tune: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)—who once ran an ad in which he literally shot through a piece of legislation—has responded to the shootings by leading a charge for gun-control reform on Capitol Hill.

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