My my. "icky" ... One Ca. Town School Board purchased 14 Colt AR#$%$ "before" the SandyHook tragedy .. they took delivery a few days prior !!
HEY 'icky" .. it's California dummy .. they want AR-15's W/30 round mags to to protect their kids - They've got the most restrictive Gun Laws in the Nation - And only the "law abiding" comply with those laws ..
OH but perhaps the criminals have purchased some of THOSE THOUSANDS of weapons that Eric Holder's "Operation Fast & Furious" had sold & delivered to the Mexicans .. and may have been smuggled back into California and sold to the villians !!
I just hope that some of those weapons fell into the hands of those citizens that are using them to take their town back from "gangs and druglords"
There was one "icky type" that was shocked that she wasn't informed about the School Board's purchase .. she stated that "those bullets can riccochet and harm innocent children"
The reply to that was .. "so can a shooter's bullets, and these AR's can also pierce an "armored plated vest" too" !!
How you see the need for schools to purchase AR-15s to defend themselves as some sort of victory is beyond me. I would prefer the school not need them, and I would prefer those children not live in communities where they may get shot. This is a failure, Jon. A reversion to the state of nature, a failure of our government and our civilization. People who need AR-15s to go to school or leave the house are not free. They live in fear.
Those guns from the Fast and Furious operation were purchased legally by straw buyers, Jon (Agents did not purchase them, they tracked the purchasers). It was illegal to smuggle them into Mexico, but it was not illegal for those gangs and druglords to purchase them in the United States. They did not need to smuggle them back into California from Mexico. If gangs and druglords in the United States want AR-15s, they merely need to go to Walmart and purchase them.
According to the BATF, 70% of the guns seized in Mexico from 2007 to 2011 were purchased legally in the US. We are creating and feeding the drug gang violence that make it necessary for schools in southern California to be armed with AR-15s. A situation which you seem very proud of.