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August 17, 2013

Placebos for the Gun Free Zones

Teacher use a bulletproof whiteboard in this promotional image

University of Maryland Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards Calling "campus violence a reality" to prepare for,
the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans Thursday to spend $60,000 on the Clark Kent of teacher supplies: an innocuous-looking white board that can stop bullets. The high-tech tablet — which hangs on a hook, measures 18 by 20 inches and comes in pink, blue and green — can be used as a personal shield for professors under attack, according to the company that makes it, and a portable writing pad in quieter times.

"Humm, let's rush that guy with the Tec-9 with our white board. That should do the trick."

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 17, 2013 9:39 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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