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Signatures on WH’s Gun Control Petition Skyrocket

lajammer95 Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 2:23 PM
I hate to say this, it sounds so uncaring - but truth is, if just one principal, guard or custodian or person hired to protect from the police dept - as soon as he shot the window out, he would have been dead. Those people would be alive. We can't ban guns and keep out the crazies - they will find a gun somewhere. We need to arm and protect each and every school in the USA - trained and armed. We need to post an "Arm the Schools petition and bring the conversation back to some sanity. This state had strict gun laws and they didn't do but make the school vunerable. Crazies don't do this to an armed school and know they are armed by posting schools....
mbenton92 Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 9:06 PM
Had that principal been allowed to be ARMED, instead of charging at the killer with her FISTS, SHE would still be alive as would the 20 children and other teachers. Plain and simple. Criminals, people that want to commit crimes will HAVE guns. It's the UNARMED Americans that will still die. Liberals do not have enough brains to figure this out.

A gun control petition submitted to the White House’s powerful online petition site, ‘We the People,' shortly after the CT massacre quickly surpassed the number of signatures required to get an official administration response. As of writing, the number of signatures reached 119,505 (and is growing by the minute), far exceeding the 25,000 required. The petition states:

The goal of this petition is to force the Obama Administration to produce legislation that limits access to guns. While a national dialogue is critical, laws are the only means in which we can reduce the number of people murdered...