Friday, December 21, 2012
'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,' the NRA's Wayne LaPierre said.
In a Friday morning press conference, the National Rifle Association broke its weeklong silence following the horrific shooting of 26 people at a school in Newtown, CT, and called for a surge of gun-carrying "good guys" around American schools. NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for a new kind of American domestic security revolving around armed civilians, arguing that "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." "We care about our president, so we protect him with armed Secret Service agents," LaPierre said. "Members of Congress work in offices surrounded by Capitol Police officers. Yet, when it comes to our most beloved, innocent, and vulnerable members of the American family, our children, …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Testimony will be considered as part of a report to Maryland's State Board of Education.
Update, Nov. 1, 2012: The Maryland State Department of Education’s Traumatic Brain Injury/Sports Related Concussion Task Force's public hearing on traumatic brain injuries and concussions among interscholastic athletes in Maryland public schools has been rescheduled, the State Department of Education announced Wednesday. The hearing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 5 in the state school board meeting room at 200 W. Baltimore St., in Baltimore. The rescheduling of the hearing, which was originally set for Monday, Oct. 29, is due to Hurricane Sandy. Original post, Oct. 17, 2012: As football season brings the dangers of head injuries into sharper focus, the Maryland State Department of Education announced plans Tuesday to hold a …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
The top Prince George's County news from the Patchwork on Wednesday, Feb. 9.
Thanks for coming back to our daily PatchCast. Here's what happened in the towns around you since Tuesday, as seen and heard by our team of Patch reporters. Laurel Woman Accused of Choking, Punching Students Wind Blows Over Neighborhood Tree, No One Injured MetroAccess Fares Increase Need to Charge Up? Places to Plug in Around College Park