Last week we saw another Muslim shooter, apparently taking clues from ISIS, murdering Americans.
This time the Muslim terrorist murdered four unarmed Marine Corps recruiters at their job in a Chattanooga, TN recruiting station. Unarmed Marines. Those two words should never appear in the same sentence, and it looks like Donald Trump agrees with me.
In a recent interview, The Donald was asked about the Pentagon’s gun free policies on military bases. Here’s what presidential candidate Trump had to say.
“As Commander-in-Chief, I would mandate that soldiers remain armed and on alert at our military bases.
President Clinton never should have passed a ban on soldiers being able to protect themselves on bases. America’s Armed Forces will be armed.
They will be able to defend themselves against terrorists. Our brave soldiers should not be at risk because of policy created by civilian leadership. Political correctness has no place in this debate.”
I would want to see that policy extended beyond the gates of military bases. Because of the constant threat to our service members, they should be allowed to carry weapons any time they are on duty.
The lifting of the “gun free zone” policies for just our military bases would not have helped those Marines in Chattanooga, they were in a mall, at a recruiting station. That’s not technically a military base. They should have been able to defend themselves, and yet, because of policies instituted by Bill Clinton they were sitting ducks.
Our military men and women should not be defenseless in their own nation.