"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," the NRA's Wayne LaPierre said.
- John Ness
Friday, December 21, 2012
In an amazing Friday morning press conference, the National Rifle Association broke its weeklong silence following the horrific shooting of 26 people at a school in Newtown, CT and called for a surge of gun-carrying "good guys" around American schools. NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for a new kind of American domestic security revolving around armed civilians, arguing that "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." "We care about our president, so we protect him with armed Secret Service agents," LaPierre said. "Members of Congress work in offices surrounded by Capitol Police officers. Yet, when it comes to our most beloved, innocent, and vulnerable members of the American family, our …
Marlinde Wilson, the woman who says she has the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket sold at the 7-Eleven in Milford Mill, was present Wednesday during a press conference with her attorney.
Maryland Lottery spokeswoman Carole Everett told Pikesville Patch Wednesday afternoon that no one has yet come forward with the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket sold Friday at a Milford Mill 7-Eleven. Meanwhile, Baltimore resident Marlinde Wilson, who reportedly is an immigrant of Haiti and mother of seven children, still maintains she has that ticket. On Wednesday morning, Wilson and her attorney held a press conference. Wilson did not speak, according to a FOX News report, but her attorney Edward Smith asked the media "to not pester his client." He said her claim is "a legitimate claim," but he has not seen the ticket, the report states. Wilson allegedly bought Mega Millions lottery tickets for herself and a pool of coworkers at the …