Letter: Maybe we should arm children

Wayne LaPierre, speaking for the NRA, has called for a gun-bearing policeman in every school. He is on to a great idea, but he set his sights too low. Why not just contract with the NRA to teach all our school children how to shoot?

Imagine! Schools with literally hundreds of armed defenders, each quickly schooled through NRA-preferred video games in the art of quickly brandishing your weapon and firing at bad people. Sound ridiculous? Not really.

These same students are out on weekends bringing down wild beasts and during the week they are honing their skills on “Call of Duty” or “Halo 3” video games. Know what? Sexual predators would soon disappear, and poorly performing teachers? Well. ...

Gary Lee

insurance executive

Baton Rouge