Backpacks resistant to bullets skyrocketed 50%
After the Sandy Hook Newtown School. Where 20 children and 6 adults were killed, parents are trying to find ways to protect their children. The sale of children’s backpacks resistant to bullets and other products such as armored pants have increased in recent days in the U.S.
Rich Brand, director of store operations Amendment II, specializing in military and security, told CNN that sales have skyrocketed “50%” and that many customers are parents “desperately” seeking how to protect their children in situations “extreme.”
Some of this products are most in demand are armored backpacks which can costs about $400. These backpacks are designed with a material that can stop bullets from the guns, but not a rifle as used by Lanza in the school shooting in Newtown Sandy Hook, Connecticut.
Even though the manufactures do not guarantee, the safety of your child, bagpack are ment to be use as a sheel. Larso who lived in Denver Colorado he already own an armored backpack, and he perused his wife to get one for their kid after the last massacre.
In Austin (Texas), the Bulletproofme.com shop specializing in ballistic protection products says its sales have increased by 50% and new customers are mainly schools and kindergartens.
Lawmakers in several U.S. states are considering measures for teachers and other school employees to carry concealed weapons to protect students.
U.S. President Barack Obama pledged yesterday to present proposals in January “specific” for greater control of arms, to define violence caused by them as an “epidemic” that hits daily to a country still shaken by the Newtown tragedy.