On the morning of November 1st, I dropped my husband and his parents off at the airport at LAX, Terminal 3. They were waiting for a wheelchair for my mother-in-law when all of a sudden, Paul Ciancia came through the doors and began his shooting rampage, killing a TSA officer and wounding others. They were about 40 feet away from him. Luckily, they escaped with their lives. Luckily, my husband and father-in-law were able to literally drag my mother-in-law out the door to safety. Luckily, the killer who glanced their way didn’t think my husband was a TSA officer despite his TSA blue shirt.
It’s so simple I don’t know why I didn’t think of it first.
Now I know why the National Rifle Association waited a week to say something after 20 first graders and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School: they were coming up with a brilliant solution to the problem!
At a press conference, Wayne LaPierre, NRA CEO and executive vice president unveiled the “National Model School Shield Program,” which proposes putting more armed guards into schools, including retired police officers and volunteers.
Volunteers with guns in schools. What could possibly go wrong?
“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” said LaPierre. Read more...