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Dec 23, 2012

Gun lobby defends call for armed guards at schools

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The leader of the gun lobby on Sunday defended his call for placing armed guards in all American schools despite withering criticism of the group’s response to the massacre of 20 first-graders in Newtown, Connecticut.

“If it’s crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy,” National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre told NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Dec 23, 2012

U.S. gun lobby defends call for armed guards at schools

WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (Reuters) – The leader of the U.S. gun
lobby on Sunday defended his call for placing armed guards in
all American schools despite withering criticism of the group’s
response to the massacre of 20 first-graders in Newtown,
Connecticut.

“If it’s crazy to call for putting police and armed security
in our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy,”
National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre told
NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Oct 9, 2011

Police, protesters clash at National Air and Space Museum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Authorities shut down Washington’s popular National Air and Space Museum on Saturday afternoon after antiwar protesters tried to enter the building and clashed with guards, a museum spokeswoman said.

One person was arrested during the melee at the Smithsonian museum involving between 150 and 200 protesters and six guards, museum spokeswoman Isabel Lara said.

Oct 9, 2011

Police, protesters clash at U.S. capital museum

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Authorities shut down
Washington’s popular National Air and Space Museum on Saturday
afternoon after antiwar protesters tried to enter the building
and clashed with guards, a museum spokeswoman said.

One person was arrested during the melee at the Smithsonian
museum involving between 150 and 200 protesters and six guards,
museum spokeswoman Isabel Lara said.