NRA: We Need Armed Cops in Every School
'Only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 21, 2012 10:37 AM CST
National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, in a file photo.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

(Newser) – Those waiting for the NRA to give some ground on gun legislation today got just the opposite from a defiant Wayne LaPierre: "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," said the group's executive vice president, calling on Congress to immediately require armed police officers in all the nation's schools. The NRA will help by developing what LaPierre called a "national schools shield emergency response program." Expect no concessions: The group's reactivated Facebook account warns that "President Obama supports gun control measures, including reinstating an assault weapons ban," reports AP.

LaPierre predicted "shocking headlines" about his recommendations. "But since when did 'gun' automatically become a bad word?" He blamed shoot-em-up video games and movies for perpetuating a culture of violence in the country, and said the mainstream media allows it to happen even while demonizing gun owners. At one point, a woman began shouting, "The NRA has blood on its hands" and "Ban assault weapons now" and got escorted from the building. The Washington Post has the full transcript of LaPierre's speech here.

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8string
Dec 23, 2012 6:32 PM CST
India has the sacred cow. America has the sacred gun, but unlike the sacred gun, the sacred cow has not [to my knowledge] been an implement of destruction although I’m sure there has been times when it has wandered into the path of the occasional vehicle. The religion of the sacred gun demands, much like the “Mayan cult” that thousands of innocent people including babies and children be slaughtered every year for its righteous cause. The high priests of the sacred gun are called lobbyists and they demand that all should bow down to the teachings of the “Almighty NRA” they observe an ancient rite called “ The right to bear arms-legs and any other body part, they prance naked around the mystical “Circle of fire” all the time chanting, with religious zeal “ Fight fire with fire, fight fire with fire and guns don’t kill. At which point, with what can only be described as an orgiastic trance they pay homage to the big gun in the sky who demands the blood of at least 30,000 souls every year.
AshBil
Dec 23, 2012 8:10 AM CST
As really big said when I also looked at the draft which said $4596, I did not believe ...that...my mother in law woz actualy receiving money part-time on-line.. there great aunt started doing this less than 11 months and recently paid for the mortgage on there cottage and bourt a new Mercedes. I went here, wiki80.com
flatnosepete
Dec 22, 2012 12:00 PM CST
This guy looks like he has a hand gun shoved up his a$$hole. Ooh, la, la