Everyone is still in an uproar over guns and gun control following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. They want to outlaw assault weapons and restrict large ammo magazines and all kinds of other things to prevent it from happening again.
But we had a ban on assault weapons for over 10 years and what happened? Columbine! Two students still managed to get the weapons they needed to enter their own school and shoot fellow students and teachers, proving that a ban on assault weapons didn’t work and didn’t prevent anything.
Now all of the bleeding heart liberals are up in arms concerning the statements made by Wayne LaPierre, the Executive Vice President and CEO of the NRA. They claim his statements are uncaring and irresponsible. So what did LaPierre say?
“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. Would you rather have your 911 call bring a good guy with a gun from a mile away or from a minute away?”
“Politicians pass laws for gun-free school zones. They issue press releases bragging about them. They post signs advertising them, and in doing so, they tell every insane killer in America that schools are the safest place to inflict maximum mayhem with minimum risk.”
“How have our nation’s priorities gotten so out of order? Think about it. We care about our money, so we protect our banks with armed guards. American airports, office buildings, power plants, courthouses, even sports stadiums are all protected by armed security.”
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