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How the NRA Stole Christmas

Doc W Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:42 PM
I read through LaPierre's comments and I don't see anything wrong or silly about the NRA setting up a training program for volunteer guards that states or local school districts could tap into. My problem with his comments is that he left out the most obvious, straightforward, and promising move, namely, to honor state-issued concealed carry permits in the schools so that there would likely be a few armed citizens--whether teachers, administrators, secretaries, or janitors--who could confront an attacker and stop the killing before two dozen people die.
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:46 PM
allowing armed school employees who have carry permits costs nothing,and puts armed GOOD people right where they would be needed all the time the school is open,close to the children that need protecting.
It's a PROVEN-to-work method.(Israel does it,and it works there,against real terrorists.)

Having armed teachers (and other school employees)is like having plainclothes police scattered all around the school,at no cost. it's the smart thing to do.

Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:46 PM
it's also a DETERRENT,because these mass murderers SEEK OUT "gun-free zones" such as schools. If it's known that schools have armed people on site,the murderers will avoid them,as the Aurora murderer did;he bypassed theaters closer to him for the one that was "gun-free".

A day late and a dollar short best describes the National Rifle Association’s inept response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. As the nation’s most powerful defender of the second amendment (the right to bear arms), the NRA displayed cowardly silence for more than a week following the shooting. Then four days before Christmas, the NRA held ghoulish 30-minute press conference America would have been better off never witnessing.

Contrary to the banners held up by protesters at the event that read “ the NRA kills children,” it doesn’t but the NRA does do VERY bad public relations....