Earlier Saturday Florida Gov. Rick Scott told National Guard recruiters at six storefront locations to relocate to the nearest armory.
Concern about security at recruiting centers has escalated since the shooting deaths of four Marines and a Navy petty officer at military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The governors of Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Florida and Indiana have authorized the arming of full-time National Guard members to deter attacks and allow them the ability to protect themselves and civilians in case they are targeted.
Tennessee Congressman Scott DesJarlais said he has drafted legislation entitled the “Enhancing Safety at Military Installations Act” that would repeal bans on military personnel carrying firearms on military recruitment facilities and bases.
“This is how you garner attention”. Governor Pence is the Commander in Chief of the Indiana National Guard.
WHEREAS, the state can begin to streamline the application process for military men and women to apply for a Florida concealed weapons license to ensure Florida Guardsmen and other United States military personnel who have signed up to serve their country in battle overseas can also adequately defend themselves at home. Abbott’s move followed shootings on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn. However, they initially reported no success at finding such evidence. “These are decorated people”.
Fox News reported on July 17, 2015 that the four Marines slain were Gunnery Sgt.
Bush said the attacks should prompt the U.S.to heighten national security and “deal with the rest of the world in a more aggressive way”. “Who knows. I just think it ought to be reviewed, for sure”.