A Gun Is a Boy’s Best Friend – More

1/7/16: Trump said, "I will get rid of gun-free zones on schools, and — you have to — and on military bases. My first day, it gets signed, okay? My first day. There's no more gun-free zones."

On 12/21/12, shortly after 20 children and 6 teachers were shot dead at Sandy Hook Elementary school, Wayne LaPierre, the NRA’s executive vice president, called on Congress to put a police officer in every school in America, at an estimated cost of at least $5.4 billion.

Columbine High School employed just such an armed guard, who was eating his lunch when 12 students and one teacher were shot dead in 1999.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said "Instead of offering solutions to a problem they [NRA] have helped create, they offered a paranoid, dystopian vision of a more dangerous and violent America where everyone is armed and no place is safe." "Leadership is about taking responsibility, especially in times of crisis. Today the NRA's lobbyists blamed everyone but themselves for the crisis of gun violence."