When Gun Control Is Too Outrageous To Contemplate

by Tracy R. Walsh

We get bulletproof whiteboards:

It’s a potentially life-saving tool, a last line of defense in the event of an active shooter situation, and that was basically the thinking behind [University of Maryland Eastern Shore president] Juliette B. Bell’s decision to spend $59,800 on the whiteboards/shields. “We are not really doing this in response to a specific event; I see it more as an opportunity to be prepared and to be proactive in our approach to safety on campus,” Bell said. “We think that it’s worthwhile.”