Would You Buy a Bulletproof Backpack For Your Child? [POLL]
My son’s last day of school before Christmas break was yesterday and I would be lying if I didn’t say that I was extremely happy that he will be in my care for the next few weeks after the tragedy that happened in Connecticut on Friday. Our schools and every parent I know has been trying to think of every possible way to keep our children as safe as possible while at school.
Yesterday we heard of one student being sent to school with a gun to defend himself and other parents are buying bulletproof backpacks for their kids. According to ABC News Body armor companies are having a surge of sales for bulletproof backpacks following the Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Conn., massacre. Although the nondescript, black, child-size backpacks sold by the Massachusetts body armor company Bullet Blocker look like regular backpacks, a sheet of body armor is sewn inside each bag as “another protective layer”