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Is Obama Really Committed to Leading the Gun Control Charge?

exblackbird Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 10:38 PM
do something? put an armed law enforcement officer in EVERY school. why? can intervene when trouble appears, cuts down tremendously on response time and finally has the advantage of letting people know........you cause trouble at a school, you may get shot. cost............not that much to protect one of the nations most precious treasures............our kids.
Harold15 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 6:21 AM
That should be officers. I'd say, at least two on each floor of a school building.

In the wake of Friday's ghastly events in Connecticut, many Americans -- politicians and pundits especially -- have added their voices to the "do something" chorus.  This impulse is understandable.  It's human.  Twenty-six innocent victims are dead, the majority of them precious young children.  The desire to help, to act, to fix can be overwhelming.  The president, a father of two young girls, has played the role of grief-counselor-in-chief in recent days; at times, he's barely managed to suppress his sadness and maintain his composure during public statements.  Pressure is now mounting on him to prominently champion new gun...