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

ebear7 Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 1:09 PM
to not put armed guards and or teachers in our schools is to empower and enable crazy shooters and criminals to kill our children...sign this petitionhttps://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/issue-executive-order-mandating-armed-guards-all-us-schools-provide-protection-our-children/G9qb6PJk demanding that the president mandate armed protection for our schools...

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...