After two deadly shooting rampages at Ford Hood in Texas, some congressional members said military leaders should be permitted to carry firearms on the base, the New York Post reports.
Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mike McCaul called it “a common sense idea.”
“That would be a deterrent, No. 1 — and No. 2, a way to have a quick response to any shooter that comes on these bases,” McCaul said on “Fox News Sunday.”
But both the White House and Pentagon are opposed to changing bans on service members carrying personal firearms on bases.
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