Eight U.S. states announced that their military personnel will no longer be unarmed. The decision came right after the terrorist attack in Chattanooga, TN.
Tennessee, Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Indiana.
“As commander-in-chief of the Indiana National Guard, I will not permit our citizen-soldiers to remain unable to defend themselves and our citizens at facilities in our state,” Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said.
“They need to be safe and they need to be armed,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott said.
“It has become clear that our military personnel must have the ability to defend themselves against these type of attacks,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said.
Likewise, as a means to preserve life, property and security, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindalordered the adjutant general to arm selected active duty members of the Louisiana National Guard.
“I want to join in those who are calling for greater security at our recruiting stations…
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