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NRA: School Security Only Possible With Armed Good Guys

rusty_angel Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:07 PM
I truly believe that every elementary and high school in the country should have armed, retired police officers/military veterans posted to stop these tragedies from happening. This was brought up at my last job and some of the objections I heard were what if a kid is killed in the crossfire and what if a kid somehow gets a hold of the weapon. Really? These objections pale in comparison to what we would gain if we would just put armed security guards or former police officers/veterans in all of our schools! It would actually stop these massacres from happening. But let's keep talking about disarming lawful American citizens *eyeroll*

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...