NRA calls for armed police officers at every school

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National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre blamed Hollywood, video games music, the courts and more on Friday for creating a culture of violence in the United States.

“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” he said at a Washington press event, adding, “With all the money in the federal budget can’t we afford to put a police officer in every single school?”

LaPierre made his lengthy statement to the press one week after the shooting that killed 20 children and six adults at a school in Newtown, Conn.

Protesters twice interrupted LaPierre, who will appear this Sunday exclusively on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” holding signs reading “NRA KILLING OUR KIDS,” and screaming that the gun rights group has “blood on its hands.”

NRA calls for armed police officers at every school

Updated