WNC Native Died Attempting To Stop WNCC Gunman

It is beyond tragic that we have lost more innocent and great individuals because of  Gun Free Zones. Riley Howard was a hero who was powerless to stop a madman.  He joins a list of so many others who have tried to stop a gunman without the benefit of a firearm.  It just doesn't work.   The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun!  Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting to get a different result.  Throwing money after the problem and hiring more school psychologists is not going to stop the shooter. 

Our lawmakers needs to get off their duffs, stop legislating expensive 'feel good' laws that protect the gunman,  and do something that will work - Eliminate Gun Free zones in schools.  As a retired teacher, I  had no idea  that  my career  choice meant giving  up  my  inalienable right  to  life.  Government Bureaucrats have no  authority.

GRNC:  " ... Currently in the NC Senate are S192 and H76 (having passed the House). In the House are H216 and H912 (“public school” amendment necessary). Three of these four bills are already written to, in some way, address the state-sponsored blanket of protection that is now wrapped around every school shooter. And H76, which is now immune from the crossover deadline, could easily be amended in the Senate to allow ‘Faculty Carry.’ 

Let’s face it, “gun-free” zones are nothing but ironically-named sectors of protection for the criminally insane and otherwise ultra-violent within our society. There is no stopping a motivated attacker from making plans and finding ways to follow through. This is an unfortunate fact of life in an imperfect world. However, the civilized (the real 99%) can effectively discourage and thwart these killers by providing resistance when and where it’s needed. This sort of resistance is the kind that cannot only stop attacks short, but surely deter some attacks from occurring in the first place. ..."

Resources:

5/10/18: 

Hawkins– Lessons from Santa Fe High: The Left’s Favorite Gun Controls Will Not Stop School Shooters http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/05/18/lessons-from-santa-fe-high-assault-weapon-bans-wont-work/

Washington Post: Across the country, school districts are quietly arming teachers for the next shooting

TownHall:    Here's a List of School Districts That Already Allow Teachers To Be Armed https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2018/02/26/heres-a-list-of-school-districts-that-already-allow-teachers-to-be-armed-n2454454

The Morning Call 3/14/2019 Guns in school? Here's a list of states that allow armed teachers

Daily Signal:  I Go to a School Where an Attack Was Foiled. Here’s Why I’m Against Limiting Gun Rights.

The News and Observer:  NC school district wants to protect students.  They're asking for armed volunteers. 

Fox 21:  Colorado Students Hold Pro-Gun Rally To Counter Walkout Pushing For Stricter Gun Laws

N & O:  We Should Eliminate Gun Free Zones.  It Works

The Hill:  10 Questions About School Safety to consider. 

2/22/18 Hendersonville Lightning:  Henderson County Sheriff McDonald joins Trump in White House school safety talk

Henderson County Sheriff Charles McDonald on Shannon Breem Fox at Night 2/22:  http://video.foxnews.com/v/5738962465001/?#sp=show-clips

 

Fox and Friends:  Video: Sheriff Richard Jones, Butler County, OH:  Offers free concealed carry for teachers.

Fox News: Video  Sheriff Grady Judd, Polk County, Fl:  ‘Game Changer’ If Some Teachers Trained to Carry Guns

The Ledger: Polk Sheriff Grady Judd to Fla. Legislature: Act now to prevent school shootings

NPR: Kentucky Weighs Proposal To Allow School Staff To Carry Guns

Fox 8: Alabama lawmaker proposes bill allowing teachers to carry guns at school 

Breitbart News:Former Air Marshal: Arming Pilots Post-9/11 Worked, So Will Arming Teachers

Raleigh News and Observer: North Carolina lawmaker suggests letting teachers have guns.  

             Rep Larry Pittman contact here. 

WLOS:  North Carolina House leader creating school safety panel.  

Blue Ridgenow.com: Panel to look at school safety standards in North Carolina

                         Contact Speaker Tim Moore here. 

Carolina Journal: UNC campuses training to respond to mass shootings 

KXAN:  North Texas Schools have been arming teachers without incident.

The Blaze:  Over 98% of mass shootings occurred on gun-free zones, research shows

Foundation for Economic Education:  Four Reasons Why Congress Doesn't Act on Gun Violence

Laura Ingraham Interview 2/24/2018: Policy and Consequence – Broward County Sheriff Union President Notes “Promise Program” and Consequences…

 Red State:  While The Broward County Sheriff Berated Dana Loesch Last Night He Was Keeping This Terrible Secret From America

Breitbart:  Dr. Gina Loudon: Do You Trust Federal Bureaucrats to Decide if You’re Sane Enough to Keep Your Second Amendment Rights?

Conservative Review: Here's the latest dumb argument to ridicule defending schoolsIncludes the many schools across the country where this is working just fine.)

Crime Prevention Research:  https://crimeresearch.org/tag/gun-free-zones/

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