Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich comes out with his common sense opinion that only armed teachers and administrators will deter massive school shootings. The Parkland, Florida shooting has caused new cries by the left and their mainstream media minions for total gun control. That is not realistic but it makes great political talking points. Here is what the former Speaker suggests and why he thinks it is needed.
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Newt Gingrich says he believes that one way to keep school students safe is to arm teachers and administrators with weapons.
What did he say?
The former Republican Speaker of the House appeared on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” Tuesday morning where he discussed his take on school safety after last week’s school shooting that took the lives of 17 people and injured many more in Parkland, Florida.
Gingrich said that an important step in ensuring the safety of America’s children is to arm those capable of defending the safety of those same children.
“I think the only long-term solution … depending on the size of the school, is a minimum of six to eight teachers and administrators who are trained in the use of firearms and have conceal carry permits and are prepared to defend the kids,” Gingrich continued.
“Every school in the country is supposed to be a gun-free zone. If gun control worked, how come it didn’t work?” he added.
Gingrich noted it’s important to be “realistic,” and indicated that there has to be a safety net in place to protect children in instances in which measures taken to ensure safety might be lacking.
“I think we have to be realistic: we’re not going to …..
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