NRA chief breaks post-Newtown silence to call for armed guards at schoolsDecember 21, 2012
Wayne LaPierre’s statement – twice interrupted by protesters – dashes hopes of gun control advocates looking for debate
The National Rifle Association, one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the US, has called for armed security guards to be posted in every school in the country and insisted that the only solution to gun violence in the wake of the Newtown massacre was more guns.
A week almost to the hour after a gunman blasted his way into Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut, killing 20 first-grade children as well as six staff members, the NRA‘s executive vice-president Wayne LaPierre finally broke his silence and delivered a defiant message to the nation.
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