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Newtown Board of Education and Parents: Give Us Armed Protection

WJF Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 8:01 PM
I can remember when on the first Day of deer hunting season, us boys would carry our rifles or shotguns to school after early morning hunting and then we would continue our hunt after school. We kept our firearms in our lockers - my how times have changed.

The Newtown Board of Education has been analyzing different ways to keep schools safe since the tragedy in December and now, they're asking for armed protection throughout the school district. More from NBC Connecticut:

Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve the request to include one additional full-time Newtown police at each of the elementary schools in next year's budget.

Today, members of the board will be meeting with state and federal officials about obtaining...