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Poll finds huge majority of parents support armed guards in schools


armed-guard-in-schoolWASHINGTON – By a nearly 3-to-1 margin, poll respondents told Rasmussen Reports they favor armed guards in schools.

The survey found “62 percent of with children of elementary or secondary school age would feel safer in their child attended a school with an armed security guard,” according to Rasmussen.

But just 24 percent of parents say they would feel safer if their child went to a school without armed protection. Fifteen percent weren’t sure.

The poll of 1,000 American parents was conducted in early August, well after the initial reaction of the Sandy Hook school massacre.

Yet politicians and unions continue to be driven by ideology rather than common sense and what parents desire.

By Kyle Olson at

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Baron was just a shy kid with a dream, growing up in the 40's with a knack for story-telling. After a brief career in film, Von Kowenhoven went to Europe in search of fringe-scientific discoveries and returned in the 90's to unleash them on the entertainment and political landscape of America.


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