Local news reporters in Texas are buzzing about Gov. Rick Perry’s appearance before a Tea Party group in the city North Richland Hills. Commenting on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., the governor expressed his condolences, but would not budge on the issue of Second Amendment rights.

Not only is Perry not joining the sudden rush to ban guns, he’s doubling down and talking about the need for armed school staff to protect our children.

Perry also said localities should decide their own regulations regarding gun permits and schools.

Our friends on the Left were none too happy with this development.



He may not be popular with the media right now, but we applaud Gov. Perry for his willingness to confront this issue and stand up for our children’s safety. At least one governor is not willing to leave our kids vulnerable to violence.

Some of those questions involved Perry’s future in politics.