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NRA: School Security Only Possible With Armed Good Guys

haferba Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 10:12 PM
One armed guard may not be able to put down a determined shooter(s). Columbine had an armed guard and 13 were still killed.
TaxFree1031 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 10:31 PM
Colubine's armed guard was missing in action
rauljg69 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 10:36 PM
He shot at them. Next excuse? Oh and teachers or principle well do better in those life threatening situations. You gun nuts get sillier with each post.
TaxFree1031 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 10:42 PM
Must have been a liberal if he missed
rauljg69 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 10:31 PM
The silence is deafening from conservatives on this one. They didn't even know there was an armed guard at columbine. Anne coulter sure didn't mention it in her column yesterday. So much for the armed guard theory of preventing mass murders at school.
Basset Hound Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 11:29 PM
What I find interesting is that in all the intervening years, no one has mentioned it until now. How convenient.
helioquois Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 11:53 AM
Where was the armed guard during the Columbine shooting? He is not mentioned because he was not on duty at the school, at his post, at the time of the carnage. I think he was out buying a sandwich, so a non-factor. But you go on with your less than critical thinking. Ann Coulter is sticking to the facts and examining factors that could make a difference. But you do make a good point...the armed guard at Columbine is much like our police forces...minutes away when seconds count. Thanks for unwillingly backing into a cogent point.

During their first press conference since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last week in Newtown, Conn. leaders from the National Rifle Association offered the country a National School Shield Safety Program as an immediate way to protect children from violent killers during a press conference today in Washington D.C.

“While some have tried to exploit the tragedy for political gain, we have remained respectfully silent,” NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said. “Nobody has addressed the most important pressing and immediate question...How do we protect our children today?”

LaPierre discussed in detail an...