Senator Graham Unveils Plan To Help Employ Veterans To Stop School Shootings | Eastern North Carolina Now | Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) revealed Friday that he is working on a plan to help employ veterans of the U.S. Military to stop shootings from happening at schools across the country.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Daily Wire News.

    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) revealed Friday that he is working on a plan to help employ veterans of the U.S. Military to stop shootings from happening at schools across the country.

    The statement from Graham comes after 21 people, including 19 children, lost their lives in a shooting last week at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, after an 18-year-old Hispanic male opened fire inside the school. The Daily Wire is not naming the shooter due to company policy about not giving notoriety to mass shooters.

    "We have hundreds of thousands of well-trained former military members who could bring a lot to the table in terms of school security," Graham wrote on Twitter. "ROTC instructors with firearms training should be allowed to possess weapons to enhance school security."

    "I will be working to create a certification process that allows former military members to go through school security training and become available to school districts throughout the country," Graham continued. "It is time to mobilize our retired and former service members who are willing to help secure our schools. Our schools are soft targets. They contain our most valuable possession - our children, the future of our country - and must be protected. "

    Graham concluded by saying that schools should be "treated like courthouses, banks, capital buildings, etc when it comes to security."

    In the wake of the shooting, Democratic lawmakers and the president of the United States have ramped up calls for imposing new gun control measures.

    The Daily Wire reported that Biden called for banning semi-automatic long guns, which are extremely popular in the United States, banning what he claimed were "high-capacity magazines," enacting red flag laws that strip Americans of due process, and going after gun manufacturers.

    "We need to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines," Biden said. "And if we can't ban assault weapons, then we should raise the age to purchase them from 18 to 21, strengthen the background checks."

    Graham responded to President Joe Biden's gun control speech this week by saying that he was "ready to vote on all the proposals mentioned by President Biden tonight and encourage the Democratic Leader to bring them forward for votes."

    Graham, who is an AR-15 owner, then suggested that he would vote no on those proposals, writing, "I also stand ready to work across the aisle to find common ground - something that was absent from President Biden's address to the nation."

    Graham has also engaged in talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to work on legislation for a so-called red flag law, which are viewed by many as controversial or unconstitutional.

    The Daily Wire is one of America's fastest growing conservative media companies for breaking news, investigative reporting, sports, podcasts, in-depth analysis, books, and entertainment for a reason: because we believe in what we do. We believe in our country, in the value of truth and the freedom to speak it, and in the right to challenge tyranny wherever we see it. Believe the same? Become a member now and join our mission.
Go Back

HbAD0

Latest Op-Ed & Politics

President Biden fired FBI Director Christopher Wray Friday and appointed a new director that he hopes will restore American trust in the organization.
China sanctioned Nancy Pelosi on Friday and announced other new measures it will take against the Biden administration in the wake of the Democrat house speaker’s visit to Taiwan.
The Republican Party dominated the blue state of Virginia, where Democrat President Joe Biden won by 10 points just last year, as backlash builds to Biden’s numerous crises and far-left Democrat policies.
I watched with great interest the small comments made by DOJ Attorney General Merrick Garland, in an even shorter press conference, about a most serious matter, and yet, I took nothing he said seriously.
On Friday, Israel Defense Forces announced Operation “Breaking Dawn” to attack Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorists in the Gaza Strip. Reports state that the IDF killed Tayseer al-Jabari, a senior Islamic Jihad terrorist commander who supervised terrorist forces.
Former President Donald Trump avoided incriminating himself in a deposition with New York A.G. Letitia James by pleading the fifth amendment right to remain silent.
Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis sent law enforcement officials to remove woke State Attorney Andrew Warren of the 13th Judicial Circuit, who was backed by Democrat mega donor George Soros, from office this week.
An independent Pentagon review of a drone strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians, including 7 children, during the final days of the U.S. military’s presence in Afghanistan recommends that no disciplinary action be taken.

HbAD1

President Joe Biden’s spending agenda climbed another hurdle and now appears to have enough votes to pass the Senate after Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) agreed to the package Thursday.
The FBI raided the home of Nicholas Cage in the early morning hours Friday after an anonymous tip that he had stolen the Declaration of Independence.
Former television news anchor Kari Lake has won the Arizona GOP primary to be the state’s next governor.
“A Tale of Two Carts” - Featuring the Heartbreak of Working Families Being Crushed by Bad Biden/Beasley Policies had Inaccurate Data
Democrat President Joe Biden claimed that reports from multiple mainstream newspapers that the administration could pay illegal aliens who were separated at the border under the previous administration up to $450,000 each to settle lawsuits were untrue.
U.S. District Judge William Osteen is ending his injunction of North Carolina's abortion law, allowing a ban on most abortions after 20 weeks to take effect.
California State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) was interviewed Thursday by The Washington Post about the response to his state’s monkeypox outbreak and said that people have to make their own decisions about having sex.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” begins the second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence. And yet the self-evident truth of unalienable rights has never been fully lived as what is true in America.

HbAD2

 
Back to Top