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NRA: School Security Only Possible With Armed Good Guys

spartacus3344 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 2:31 PM
Because blaming the gun or knife or car or whatever inanimate object happens to scare irrational people this month, doesn't address the problem. It's a knee-jerk reaction done by people that want to make themsleves feel better. But it allows them to avoid the really hard decisions to address the real problem. Also, if 5 lunatics use a semi-auto to kill people, and there are I dunno, just throwing a number out there, 12 million law-abiding people that have semi-autos, is it the right thing to do to turn those 12 million people into criminals overnight because of the actions of a 5 lunatics?

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...