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School Offers Students Bulletproof Inserts For Their Backpacks--And This Is Not Okay

By Mustafa Gatollari

Hey want to know if America has a gun control problem?

Ask yourself if any other industrialized, modern country in the world is selling bulletproof backpacks to students because they might just get gunned down on their way to Algebra?

Because that's apparently where we are as a country. This isn't exactly the "stricter gun control" people have been clamoring for in the wake of the epidemic of mass shootings. While I agree it's just as important to increase security and personal safety, a lot of people feel this is a solution akin to putting a Band-Aid on a geyser. Not exactly effective or proportionate to the problem. But nevertheless that's where we are now. Kevlar for your kids.