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NRA: School Security Only Possible With Armed Good Guys

Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:29 PM
attacks soared by 77% to 1.158 million - or more than two every minute. By contrast, the US had a violence rate of 466 crimes per 100,000 residents and South Africa's rate was 1,677. In 2010, in the US the total number of crimes reported was 10,329,135. 1,246,248 of those were violent crimes and 9,082,887 were property crimes. The US population in 2010 was 308,745,538; thus, the per capita rates for both types of crimes were: 0.404% and 2.94%. In 2010, in the UK, the total number of crimes reported was 9.718 million. 3.808 million of those were violent crimes and 5.91 million were property crimes. The UK population in 2010 was 62,262,000; thus, the per capita rates for both types of crimes were: 6.12% and 9.49%.

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...