SITTING DUCKS: Ft. Hood Rejects Concealed Carry, ‘Soldiers Can Wait For Police’

Published on April 7, 2014

During this past Fort Hood shooting it took police up to 15 minutes to respond.

Afterwards, at a press conference on the shooting which left four dead and 16 injured, Lt. Gen Mark A. Milley was asked if they should overturn the gun ban.

His response was “No, I don’t think soldiers should have concealed weapons on base, We have law enforcement agents and trained professionals and I don’t endorse carrying concealed.”

He also stated that it took police “10 to 15 minutes” to arrive on the scene of the shooting, long after several people were shot.

“I think law enforcement acted very rapidly and swiftly given the nature of the circumstances,” he said.

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