By Susan Duclos
While idiot lawmakers like Sen. Dianne Feinstein's (D-Calif.) prepare to offer gun bans, ammo bans and laws that have already been tried and spectacularly failed, on a federal level, state officials, teachers, and citizens around the country are actively taking steps to train, arms themselves and defend our nation's school children.
A few headlines that say it all.
Salt Lake City Tribune- "More than 150 Utah teachers, school workers go to gun class."
The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio- "Scores of school workers want gun training"
Daily News- "In tiny Texas town, teachers are armed with concealed weapons, a 'better' solution than a security guard"
The Texas Tribune- "To Beef Up School Security, Lawmakers Turn to Firearms"
AZ Family- "Sheriff Arpaio sending armed posse to protect schools"
Virginia Politics- "Va. bill would order schools to arm teachers"
KATU News- "Incoming Washington lawmaker proposes arming teachers"
Yahoo News- "Tennessee Considers Training And Arming Schoolteachers To Protect Against Shootings"
[Update] Found more.
Tulsa World- "2 Oklahoma Legislators to Propose Arming Teachers"
Aberdeen News- "Aberdeen-area state lawmakers weigh issue of arming South Dakota educators"
Florida Today- "Brevard legislators: Armed teachers worth considering"
While our federal politicians are busy exploiting the tragedy of Sandy Hook, states are actually taking steps to protect the children. [End Update]
Quote of the day: "The idea is to make it hard to kill a kid."--- Jim Irvive, Buckeye Firearms Foundation