A recent school safety study sponsored by the National Rifle Association and headed by former Republican Rep. of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson, suggests that trained and armed staff members on campus, along with at least one armed security officer, would be the best response to stopping horrific school shootings like the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut...
On Wednesday President Obama announced a series of proposals to address gun violence. The day before, the National Rifle Association, which opposes the president's ideas, released a Web ad that stoked controversy, particularly because the ad focuses on Obama's daughters.
Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, read a statement Friday morning in reaction to last week's shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. He called for installing armed guards in schools to prevent future gun violence against students.
The National Rifle Association went quiet after last week's shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and many have been wondering what the gun-advocacy group would have to say. On Tuesday, the NRA released an official statement: