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Is Obama Really Committed to Leading the Gun Control Charge?

DASW Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 6:28 PM
The President should lead the debate to eliminate all gun free zones.
Sadiemae Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 6:36 PM
Does this include Security at the White House?

Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 7:08 PM
get rational.
some places like courtrooms,prisons,the WH,are reasonably and prudently restricted from general weapons carriage.
But we've already proven FAR too many times that school "gun-free zones" and "gun control"don't work and get people killed. It's time to do something different,like allowing armed teachers and other school employees,once they get their CC permit.
Permit holders are proven to be safe and law-abiding,they have established a SUPERB record in EVERY US state that issues the permits.

And the armed teachers concept is PROVEN to work,as it has in Israel,against PLO terrorists.

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