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Several States Considering Placing Armed Guards In Public Schools

The National Rifle Association has been taking heat over its pro-gun response to the Sandy Hook massacre, but some pols are applauding the powerful lobby’s plea for armed guards in schools – and are trying to do something about it.

Lawmakers in at least 11 states are considering such legislation to bulk up school security, according to reports.

In Arizona, the state attorney general said the country’s reaction to the Newtown shootings should mimic the Federal Aviation Administration’s response to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, when the decision was made to let airline pilots carry weapons.

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3 Responses to Several States Considering Placing Armed Guards In Public Schools

  1. Fatima Reply

    December 30, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    In the urban schools the children have metal detectors. In the suburban schools they don’t. I never knew a black child to shoot up a school. The detectors need to be placed in those schools first, It will deter white children not bring weapons to school because it will be discovered.

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