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Shooting Highlights Fallacy of Gun-Free Schools
Students for Concealed Carry ^

Posted on 04/03/2012 1:29:02 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger

At least six students were gunned down this morning in California on the same day that a national protest began to call attention to the fact that students are left helpless against such murderers.

The national Empty Holster Protest, organized by Students for Concealed Carry, involves students strapping on empty holsters to illustrate their defenselessness at the hands of college gun bans. The event runs through April 6 and involves hundreds of college campuses across the US.

“This is a poignant and ironic example of the very thing we’re protesting,” said David Burnett, the group’s spokesman. “Colleges invite these shootings by guaranteeing criminals their victims will be disarmed. It takes more than signs to fend off killers.”

Although the details of the massacre are still unclear, it remains apparent that prohibitions against firearms were completely ineffective. Over 20 such college shootings have occurred on so-called “gun-free” campuses since 2001. At the same time, more than 200 campuses in six states allow students to carry handguns to class without experiencing any such rampages.

“Gun-free zones are defense-free zones,” said Burnett. “Since our colleges can’t guarantee our safety, it’s time for them to allow us a fighting chance and decriminalize self-defense.”


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FYI, I'm getting ready to go on KGO radio in San Francisco about this issue and have been fielding press interviews all day. If we have any Freepers with college students in the family, we sure need them to sign up for our Empty Holster Protest, at Facebook.com/ConcealedCampus.

It's time to end these defense-free zones.

1 posted on 04/03/2012 1:29:10 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Gun-free schools, drug-free schools..

Hell, back in the day we had to pay for both.

Kids today are softies.


2 posted on 04/03/2012 1:33:48 PM PDT by humblegunner
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3 posted on 04/03/2012 1:34:31 PM PDT by nonsporting
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To: nonsporting

PC feel good laws that make liberals feel good and fuzzy all over.


4 posted on 04/03/2012 2:25:22 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits is the only way to save this country.)
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