Fox 40– As the conversation around mass shootings is shifting toward prevention, a California bill aims to impose fees on all gun and ammo purchases, and use the revenue to put more armed officers and counselors inside schools statewide.
To be honest thoughts and prayers are great but I get tired of hearing that. Let’s do something about it. Let’s change it,” said Assemblyman Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, who’s sponsoring the measure.
“If we can prevent a shooting or prevent some kid from doing something tragic, that’s important. It’s well worth the cost,” said Cooper. He believes trained officers are better equipped to stop a mass tragedy than armed teachers