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Newtown Board of Education and Parents: Give Us Armed Protection

nimh2 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 2:04 PM
It's a start . . . but better off would be school staff that is discreetly armed. The bad guys can still take out the school security officer and then wreak their havoc . . . not knowing who is armed is the only way to provide REAL protection . . .

The Newtown Board of Education has been analyzing different ways to keep schools safe since the tragedy in December and now, they're asking for armed protection throughout the school district. More from NBC Connecticut:

Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve the request to include one additional full-time Newtown police at each of the elementary schools in next year's budget.

Today, members of the board will be meeting with state and federal officials about obtaining...