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White House Takes NRA Advice, Looks at Funding for Armed Police in Schools

bluesheepdog Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 10:55 AM
This is exactly what is needed. "Federal armed personnel" local police are not employed by the federal government. To say we don't need police in schools is ridiculous. We do not live in a peaceful society. We also need to address violent video games, hopefully something will come from Mr. Biden's so called meeting.

The National Rifle Association has been under heavy criticism since holding a press conference on December 21 in response to the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. During his remarks, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for armed police officers in every school in America as a way to prevent the next Sandy Hook and to protect America's kids. The idea was immediately classified as "out of touch" and "unsympathetic" to the situation by anti-Second Amendment advocacy groups calling for more gun control and a renewal of the Clinton-era assault weapons ban. A Gallup...