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Thousands of bullying victims pack guns to school

Thousands of bullying victims pack guns to school

(NEWSER) – Bullied high-school students are bringing hundreds of thousands of clubs, knives, and guns onto school grounds—at a time when student-on-student violence has stunned and baffled the nation, NBC Newsreports. According to data extrapolated from a CDC survey, bullying victims who are injured or threatened by a weapon at school are 800% more likely to pack a weapon, and the effects are cumulative, so chronic-bullying victims are far more likely to carry a weapon. The result: More than 200,000 students are bringing weapons into high schools,Discovery reports. "When you combine" the various "risk factors, you see scary figures," says lead author Andrew Adesman.

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