(DAILY CALLER) In the aftermath of the Newtown elementary school massacre, the leaders of the National Rifle Association took criticism for suggesting armed police officers belong at schools across the country.

On Friday, a Republican lawmaker plans to run with the idea and introduce a bill in the House of Representatives that would help turn the NRA’s proposal into reality.

“Congress cannot allow tragedies like Newtown to take place without taking action,” North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows said in a letter distributed to his colleagues and obtained by The Daily Caller

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