Texas gun store owner Crocket Keller is offering a 10 percent discount for teachers to attend his concealed carry handgun classes after Friday’s tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Keller was “stunned, but not necessarily shocked” when he heard about the massacre and now believes training teachers in how to use firearms is the answer. So far, no teachers have taken him up on the offer.
Nothing like cashing in on a tragedy.
Crocket Keller, owner of Kellers Riverside Gun Store near Austin, TX, announced on local radio show KRLD that he would start offering a discount for teachers who want to carry a concealed weapon after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut on Friday. Keller talked enthusiastically of the need to arm teachers:
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Murders in the city of Chicago, Illinois, are up over last year and could hit 500 by the end of this year. That’s 41 a month, and you don’t need me to tell you that almost all of those homicides were caused by a bad guy holding a firearm. But where’s the media to wring their hands over this gun violence? Where’s the 24/7 news coverage, presidential addresses, and push for answers?
Panhandling is not illegal unless certain guidelines are not followed, according to the Fort Wayne Police Department. It is a Class C misdemeanor, as covered by state law IC 35-45-17-2, if tenets are broken. Some of the guidelines that must be followed:
Instagram said today that it has the perpetual right to sell users’ photographs without payment or notification, a dramatic policy shift that quickly sparked a public outcry.
The new intellectual property policy, which takes effect on January 16, comes three months after Facebook completed its acquisition of the popular photo-sharing site. Unless Instagram users delete their accounts before the January deadline, they cannot opt out.
Fox’s Cavuto Cuts Off Battle With Democratic Congresswoman Calls It ‘Waste Of Time’
The White House on Tuesday rejected House Speaker John Boehner’s backup tax bill, dubbed “Plan B,” saying it “fails to meet President Barack Obama’s call for a balanced approach and does not put enough of a tax burden on the wealthiest Americans,” Reuters reports.
The first day back in class following the massacre at a Connecticut school became much easier in Avilla Monday when a man showed a group of young children there are still good people in the world.