Tax Guns to Pay for School Guards

RECEIVED Fri., Dec. 28, 2012

Dear Editor,
    The National Rifle Association's CEO Wayne LaPierre insists that his idea of having armed guards in schools would prevent tragic shootings. This ludicrous idea made me wonder how he would have us pay for such a plan, given that many cities are already having trouble providing adequate police protection. So, here's my plan: How about extra taxing on all gun sales and having annual licensing fees for all guns with rates high enough to provide those guards? We do that for buying and owning cars.
Stephen Cooper
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