Trump is not the first U.S. president to advocate arming teachers

Trump is not the first U.S. president to advocate arming teachers

[Ed. – Liberals have some ‘splainin’ to do.]

You’re crazy if you think armed school staff can be part of the solution to stop mass shootings.

That’s the message being repeated by Democrats and the mainstream media right now, at least. However, it turns out that a familiar liberal face was all for “good guys with guns” in schools back in 2013: Barack Obama.

Yes, after the tragedy that took place in Newtown, Connecticut five years ago, President Obama directed his Justice Department to put armed staff members in schools as part of a multi-layered proposal.

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“We won’t be able to stop every violent act, but if there is even one thing that we can do to prevent any of these events, we have a deep obligation — all of us — to try,” Obama declared at the time.

“To that end, the Justice Department allocated $45 million to create 1,000 school resource officers who would be ‘specially trained’ to work in schools and expand mental health personnel,” reported PJ Media.

Even former Attorney General Eric Holder — hardly an NRA ally himself — suggested trying anything and everything to protect children… including using armed school staff members.

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