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White House Takes NRA Advice, Looks at Funding for Armed Police in Schools

UnGreen Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 1:12 PM
What is the federal government doing getting involved with this anyway? This is a local matter that should be taken care of by the states. By the way, has anyone checked the serial numbers of the weapons used to see if they matched the any of the"Fast and Furious" weapons?

The National Rifle Association has been under heavy criticism since holding a press conference on December 21 in response to the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. During his remarks, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for armed police officers in every school in America as a way to prevent the next Sandy Hook and to protect America's kids. The idea was immediately classified as "out of touch" and "unsympathetic" to the situation by anti-Second Amendment advocacy groups calling for more gun control and a renewal of the Clinton-era assault weapons ban. A Gallup...