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NRA: Armed Police at Every School

Well, this ends the National Rifle Association’s silence. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre said Friday that there should be armed police officers at every school in the U.S.—and if the teachers in Newtown had been armed, the tragedy might have been avoided. “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” LaPierre said. LaPierre blamed the media for slanting the situation against gun owners, as well as the culture of violent video games. LaPierre said he had asked former congressman Asa Hutchinson to help an NRA program called the "National School Shield." But LaPierre might want to talk to his own security: he was interrupted by a protester holding a sign saying “NRA Kills Children.”

December 21, 2012 11:24 AM