In the Second Amendment “guns debate,” I strongly believe this issue must be considered:

It is only “common-sense, standard policy” that important people, such as our president, must be protected where they are by trained people with guns. We taxpayers spend a lot of money providing that protection.

If that is the best way to protect our president, how can anyone be so foolish as to think we can protect our children by banning or removing guns from trained, qualified teachers in the schools? Or, from trained, qualified parents in the homes, and in other places they take their children?

If disallowing qualified teachers and parents to protect their children with guns is a better way to keep them safe, then we absolutely must provide that same level of better protection for our president and other officials by disallowing guns for their protectors.

Don Stevens

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