BREAKING :
TRUMP WENT ON TO OUTLINE A PLAN IN WHICH TEACHERS WHO ARE “HIGHLY ADEPT” AT HANDLING GUNS WOULD HAVE CONCEALED-CARRY PERMITS. “I THINK A CONCEALED PERMIT FOR TEACHERS AND LETTING PEOPLE KNOW THERE ARE PEOPLE IN THE BUILDING WITH A GUN, YOU WON’T HAVE—IN MY OPINION—YOU WON’T HAVE THESE SHOOTINGS, BECAUSE THESE PEOPLE ARE COWARDS,” HE SAID.WITH LIBERAL LAWMAKERS AND ACTIVISTS CALLING FOR MORE GUN CONTROL IN THE WAKE OF LAST WEEK’S DEADLY SCHOOL SHOOTING IN FLORIDA, SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS HAS MADE HIS STANCE ON THE SECOND AMENDMENT CRYSTAL CLEAR. THOMAS SAID THE NINTH CIRCUIT JUSTICES WERE GUILTY OF COMING TO A DECISION BASED OFF WHAT THEY BELIEVED WAS “COMMON SENSE,” AS OPPOSED TO AN APPROPRIATE LEGAL STANDARD. AS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP CALLS FOR TEACHERS TO CARRY GUNS TO PROTECT CHILDREN, SOME DISTRICTS ALREADY HAVE GUN-TOTING TEACHERS IN SCHOOLS, THOUGH THE IDENTITY OF THOSE CARRYING WEAPONS IS KEPT A SECRET.AMMUNITION PRICES ON THE RISE BECAUSE THE TRADITIONAL BULLET CORE MATERIAL IS LEAD, WHILE JACKETS ARE WIDELY MANUFACTURED WITH COPPER. OVER THE LAST NINE MONTHS, THESE COMMODITIES HAVE SURGED: LEAD PRICES HAVE ADVANCED ROUGHLY 10% TO $1.20 PER POUND, AND COPPER PRICES HAVE GONE UP AS MUCH AS 15% TO $3.20 A POUND.IN THE WAKE OF A SCHOOL SHOOTING IN PARKLAND, FLORIDA, THAT LEFT 17 DEAD, OFFICIALS AND ACTIVISTS ARE CALLING FOR TIGHTER GUN CONTROL LAWS. BUT AMERICANS AREN’T CONVINCED STRICTER GUN LAWS WILL REDUCE CRIME AND DON’T TRUST THE GOVERNMENT TO ENFORCE THOSE LAWS.

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BREAKING :
TRUMP WENT ON TO OUTLINE A PLAN IN WHICH TEACHERS WHO ARE “HIGHLY ADEPT” AT HANDLING GUNS WOULD HAVE CONCEALED-CARRY PERMITS. “I THINK A CONCEALED PERMIT FOR TEACHERS AND LETTING PEOPLE KNOW THERE ARE PEOPLE IN THE BUILDING WITH A GUN, YOU WON’T HAVE—IN MY OPINION—YOU WON’T HAVE THESE SHOOTINGS, BECAUSE THESE PEOPLE ARE COWARDS,” HE SAID.WITH LIBERAL LAWMAKERS AND ACTIVISTS CALLING FOR MORE GUN CONTROL IN THE WAKE OF LAST WEEK’S DEADLY SCHOOL SHOOTING IN FLORIDA, SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS HAS MADE HIS STANCE ON THE SECOND AMENDMENT CRYSTAL CLEAR. THOMAS SAID THE NINTH CIRCUIT JUSTICES WERE GUILTY OF COMING TO A DECISION BASED OFF WHAT THEY BELIEVED WAS “COMMON SENSE,” AS OPPOSED TO AN APPROPRIATE LEGAL STANDARD. AS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP CALLS FOR TEACHERS TO CARRY GUNS TO PROTECT CHILDREN, SOME DISTRICTS ALREADY HAVE GUN-TOTING TEACHERS IN SCHOOLS, THOUGH THE IDENTITY OF THOSE CARRYING WEAPONS IS KEPT A SECRET.AMMUNITION PRICES ON THE RISE BECAUSE THE TRADITIONAL BULLET CORE MATERIAL IS LEAD, WHILE JACKETS ARE WIDELY MANUFACTURED WITH COPPER. OVER THE LAST NINE MONTHS, THESE COMMODITIES HAVE SURGED: LEAD PRICES HAVE ADVANCED ROUGHLY 10% TO $1.20 PER POUND, AND COPPER PRICES HAVE GONE UP AS MUCH AS 15% TO $3.20 A POUND.IN THE WAKE OF A SCHOOL SHOOTING IN PARKLAND, FLORIDA, THAT LEFT 17 DEAD, OFFICIALS AND ACTIVISTS ARE CALLING FOR TIGHTER GUN CONTROL LAWS. BUT AMERICANS AREN’T CONVINCED STRICTER GUN LAWS WILL REDUCE CRIME AND DON’T TRUST THE GOVERNMENT TO ENFORCE THOSE LAWS.