CCRKBA LAUDS REP. MASSIE’S EFFORT TO REPEAL GUN-FREE SCHOOL ZONE ACT

canadafreepress.com | 7/17/2019 | CCRKBA
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BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today lauded Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie for reintroducing legislation aimed at repealing the Gun-Free School Zones Act and replacing it with the far more sensible Safe Students Act.

“The Gun-Free School Zones Act was passed by Congress in 1990, and it’s been a disaster,” said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. “It has not prevented a single tragic school shooting, but instead has given students, teachers, administrators and parents a false sense of security that evaporates the moment some madman ignores the law and invades a school campus to commit mayhem.

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“By declaring schools to be ‘gun-free,’ the law has simply turned schools into risk-free, target-rich environments for disturbed people willing to harm innocent children and teens,” he continued.

But Massie’s effort, which follows similar attempts in 2017 and 2018, is a common sense approach to a serious problem. It would allow teachers...
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