Obama Dithers In Wake Of Chattanooga Terrorist Attacks, As Governors Arms Their Guard Units
By Bob Owens
Four Marines and a sailor were murdered in attacks on Chattanooga, Tennessee, military facilities last Thursday. Since 2009, 34 servicemen have been murdered on military bases, and 54 have been injured.
So far the Obama Administration has treated the latest mass killing on U.S. military property—all five of which have occurred during Obama’s Presidency—with near indifference.
Governors in a least six states have responded to Obama’s fecklessness by ordering their National Guard troops to be armed.
Governors of at least six states have signed orders allowing National Guard troops to carry firearms at their installations, as debate grows about whether to allow military recruiters to be armed after the fatal shooting of five servicemen at a reserve training center in Tennessee.
Among the latest to take action was Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican who on Saturday directed his adjutant general to authorize the arming of all military personnel at National Guard facilities in the state and storefront recruiting centers.
Many military personnel aren’t allowed to carry loaded firearms at recruiting centers or other Defense Department facilities in the U.S., because of a Pentagon directive issued in 1992.
“Hoosiers may be assured that those who have stepped forward to defend our state and nation …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms