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Elmar Uy thought his software was acting up when he first saw the huge jump in sales of bulletproof backpacks last Friday. He checked the figures and discovered the website's traffic had jumped tenfold.
Then he turned on CNN, and it made sense.
Following the fatal shootings of 20 children and six adults last week at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., BulletBlocker said it is struggling to keep up with demand for its bulletproof backpacks for children.
Originally posted by chinabean
this is like too extreme. this is hardcore pushing the issue, lets be real for a second - if someone really had an intent to shoot and kill knowing the victim is unarmed, you think they are only gonna aim for the back pack? or would run up aim else where?
My first instinct/gut feeling is that "real parents" aren't even buying this up. Even it were for "real worried parents" - why bother going to that pseudo extreme, might as well home school and shelter the snout out of your kid from society and it's modern day problems.
MSM has sooo much propaganda to brainwash people; wmd.edit on 22-12-2012 by chinabean because: (no reason given)
Although bringing a knife into school premises has been illegal since the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006, teachers are still in danger of physical harm from persistent offenders who flout the law. Knives are carried to school by students as young as 10 – and, when questioned, 12% of 14-17 year olds admit to having carried a knife**. Out of school, where violent offences often take place, teachers are considerably more exposed than on school premises.
Parents are sending children to school in stab-proof uniforms to guard against knife crime.
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