Time to pay up for safety and security of our children

2012-12-28T00:00:00Z Time to pay up for safety and security of our children nwitimes.com
December 28, 2012 12:00 am

Lightning struck again in another group setting. This time it was 20 small children and six adults murdered in a school. It is time for the citizens to speak up. If more believers exercised their right and privilege in this last election, perhaps the outcomes on the national and state levels could have been quite different.

At the president's inauguration, he swore to protect our country from all foreign and domestic situations. Where is our protection against domestic problems? It seems we need more help here in our own country, rather than helping foreign countries with their problems.

Airports, courtrooms, police stations and many more places have metal detectors and X-ray equipment to protect the public. Why don’t our schools have the same protection?

It is our obligation for the future to have a better defense for our children.

- Alfred H. Mills Sr., Hammond

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