NRA’s Newtown Solution: More Arms
The National Rifle Association has finally spoken up after the Newtown tragedy.
…the group’s CEO announced a plan to install armed guards at every school in the country — its response to the Connecticut shooting last week that left 20 children dead.
Wayne LaPierre called the idea the National School Shield program, which would rely on local police forces. It will be led by former Rep. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.).
“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” LaPierre said. “Would you rather have your 911 call bring a good guy with a gun from a mile away … or a minute away?”
…During the lengthy press conference, LaPierre also blamed the media and video game industry for glorifying violence.
He did not take any questions from the press.