Posted September 11, 2018 2:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

The National Rifle Association has been catching hell ever since Parkland. They shouldn’t. Nothing it did caused the attack and nothing it opposed would have stopped it. That’s the truth despite media and activist claims to the contrary.

Through it all, the anti-gunners keep pretending that the NRA and its supporters somehow want school kids dead.

While I’ve made my opinions on that topic pretty clear in the past, the NRA is taking a different approach. It’s going to pay to make schools safer.

The National Rifle Association announced on Monday it awarded over $600,000 worth of grants to support local school security projects across the United States.

The gun rights group said its 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation gave 54 grants to schools in 23 states in order to forward the goals of its School Shield program. The grant program includes public as well as private schools that teach students from kindergarten to 12th grade. The group said the grants were provided to those who applied for them in order to implement “industry best practices in security infrastructure, technology, personnel, training, and policy.”

The NRA said the grants will be used for a number of different purposes depending on the …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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