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NRA: School Security Only Possible With Armed Good Guys

swesleymcgranor Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 12:46 PM
Now they have really suggested the wrong thing. I do not support a Police State. I do know that a local high school by me -- has armed security and an open door. We watch football games there without having to be searched. "You know the cliche: They that would give up liberty....for ..... safety; deserve neither". --Ben Franklin
EmeraldCoaster Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 12:51 PM
Your concern is shared by many, but I think Asa Hutchinson's follow-on comments addressed options without armed security.
DB07 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 12:49 PM
You're entitled to your opinion; just realize that these type of shootings will continue to occur under your scenario.

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...