Anti-gun Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg from New Jersey called LaPierre’s plan “reckless.” He states, “It is beyond belief that following the Newtown tragedy, the NRA’s leaders want to fill our communities with guns and arm more Americans.”
How else can a crazed killer be stopped, Senator? Don’t our sons and daughters deserve a small degree of security afforded the children of presidents, senators, and congressmen, or are they to be left alone and undefended in the slaughterhouse of another “gun-free” zone?
If Wayne LaPierre and the NRA have their way, the next time Satan goes to school, he will be met at the door by a guardian angel wearing blue and carrying blued steel.
CHUCK PINKEY is a retired area businessman. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of The Daily Star and its editorial board, but the author thinks they ought to.