...a couple staffers had been armed?
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Would the Connecticut elementary school toll have been smaller if...
a couple staffers had been armed?
Your thread start looks a lot like you did, Unseen. If that wasn't your intent, I think you might have posted a few more lines in the start, to clarify.
What is your definition of "police state"? I always thought it was one where the powers that be kept themselves in control through jackbooted police knocking heads or dragging people to oblivion while the rest of the world slept, secret police, and constant surveilance.
Apparently, for you, a police presence designed to protect rather than to oppress is a police state.
Federally FUNDED program. (Never happen anyway in the current budget climate.)
We're pretty resilient to this sort of thing.
I heard two statistics today. Gun ownership has been rising steeply in the last few years. Then, separately, crime has been going down the last five years.
I think one of the Harry Potter movies was released then as well.
Probably mostly with weapons bought in the rush to buy guns after the shooting.
Bloody hell, Blaine, that's an alarming set of information! Good trawl!
Would the Connecticut elementary school toll have been smaller if a couple staffers had been armed?
I don't think so! It's complicated!
I think you'll have to do better than that if you actually have a point to make.