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New Jersey town will station armed
cop in each of its nine schools ´to
protect against this new evil´

Daily Mail [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/24/2012 8:03:25 AM

Forget state-wide budget cuts, safety comes first for this town. A New Jersey suburb is getting ready to station a full-time armed police officer in each of its nine schools come January 2. Marlboro Township will reportedly become the first district in the U.S. to have guns in every school since the shooting of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14. ‘We’ve made a collective decision as a town that we need armed security in each of our schools,’ the town’s mayor, Jonathan Hornik, told the New York Post.

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For those whose who might have missed an earlier post of this news story because of a busy weekend.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 12/24/2012 8:24:08 AM     (No. 9081628)

Sorry, let me clarify the comment: instead of "earlier post of this news story," it would make more sense if I had typed "earlier post of a similar report on this story."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: abiner, 12/24/2012 8:38:30 AM     (No. 9081655)

This is good news. I didn´t realize there were any police officers left in New Jersey.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/24/2012 8:39:59 AM     (No. 9081658)

Typical over-reach. Many of these small towns are tetering on bankruptcy right now, with all the police pensions.

How about a sensible step. Every school principle immediately gets a list of all enrolled students who have firearms registered to someone at the home address. And a list of students with anyone at home taking psychiatrist prescribed meds. The two lists should cost next to nothing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 12/24/2012 8:58:25 AM     (No. 9081683)

I´ll be waiting for David Gregory to start mocking Marlboro Township any second now....waiting.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Psalm91:11, 12/24/2012 9:30:16 AM     (No. 9081734)

Sorry, #4. My guess is that the parents of those slain children in Newtown wouldn´t think of it as overkill.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Liberal like Jefferson, 12/24/2012 9:31:10 AM     (No. 9081735)

#4 - keep your gun registration plans to yourself. The psycho kid could have stolen them from a friend´s dad or neighbor just as easily as from mom. We need top register and confiscate psychos. Not guns.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 12/24/2012 9:45:11 AM     (No. 9081759)

Watch for Governor Crispy Cream to throw a hissy fit.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/24/2012 10:59:37 AM     (No. 9081918)

It´s not going to work. The guards merely become the first victims. They should be plain clothed- secret teachers, with ready access to fire arms, either in a ready access vault or on their person. That´s really not a good solution, though- it´s desperation stop gap. The real solution is to re-do liberal society that has such an idiotic low regard for God, life, liberty and peace.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pickle1, 12/24/2012 11:46:45 AM     (No. 9082005)

This is nothing new.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/24/2012 12:28:20 PM     (No. 9082075)

There’s a reason why air marshals are not in uniform. The same should be true for school marshals. And, incidentally, it’s also the reason why violent crime drops in jurisdictions that pass “must issue” laws, that is, laws that require a concealed carry permit be issued unless a legal reason exists for denying it. When the bad guy doesn’t know where return fire will come from, he finds a “gun free zone” somewhere instead.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: snowcloud, 12/24/2012 12:31:21 PM     (No. 9082083)

#9 makes an excellent point.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: CaptainLibra, 12/24/2012 1:14:00 PM     (No. 9082152)

Maybe Wayne LaPierre isn´t so crazy after all. I´ll bet anything that the folks in Marlboro Township are dyed-in-the-wool Liberals who are anti-gun.

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