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NRA Calls for Armed Police Officers in Schools

5:59 PM, Dec 21, 2012   |    comments
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(AP) The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."

The National Rifle Association broke its silence Friday on last week's shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 children and staff dead.

The group's top lobbyist, Wayne LaPierre, said at a Washington news conference that, quote, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun."

Read a transcript from the NRA news conference (PDF).

2 On Your Side's Claudine Ewing has reaction from the local president of S.C.O.P.E and a local Congressman on the call for armed cops in schools.

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