Could Bulletproof Be the New Trend in School Supplies?

Pat Toddy, CBS Philadelphia, August 27, 2013

It’s the newest way to give parents peace of mind when they’re sending their children off to school post-Sandy Hook: bulletproof school supplies and some people are even giving them as gifts.

Is bulletproof the new normal in school accessories? The company Mighty Mojo thinks so. At the urging of a family member who was traumatized by a school lockdown, the firm developed a bullet-proof insert for backpacks or even binders. Students and parents loved the idea.

“They were excited about being able to defend themselves in situations they might not be able to otherwise,” says Steve Jurak who helped invent the almost $150 LifePlate Shield, which he says underwent rigorous testing.

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The San Diego company is getting orders from all over the U.S. including Philadelphia, and something it didn’t expect.

“We’ve actually gift-wrapped it and sent it off to nieces and nephews.”

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  • Spartacus

    This is stupid. First of all – stop sending your children to those marxist indoctrination camps. Secondly, if you want a safe school, put an armed guard . Most mass-shooters look at other mass shooters, at their number of killings, and they want to have a bigger number of kills , therefore 99% of them will never risk attacking a place that has even minimal security , because they don’t want to take the chance of being stopped from getting a big number.

    • So CAL Snowman

      I have to disagree here Spartacus, most mass shootings are government ops done by multiple shooters and sensationalized by the mainstream media which saturates the airwaves with the preplanned narrative. After the shooting, a drugged up patsy with a history of psychiatric medication use (zoloft, welbutrin, ritolin, etc.) is left on the scene in a near comatose state. There is a reason that so many of these “shooters” have completely scrambled brains as a result of the pharmaceutical industry.

      • Spartacus

        I agree some (don’t know about most) are made by the government, but the real ones that happen are because of the reason I stated in my previous post .

        • So CAL Snowman

          I just do not know how to separate the “real” ones from the fake ones anymore. I just tend to think that anything shown on the mainstream media is a lie. They can say anything and people will believe it. Hell the media has succeeded in convincing an absurd number of White people that africans who never invented a written language or a boat with a sail are just as intelligent and creative as White people.

    • You’re right, one wants to outdo the previous one. Which is why the doers’ names should be held a secret. Don’t give them the eternal infamy and publicity they want.

      When you name one, you only beg for the next one and worse.

  • MekongDelta69

    Here’s the updated take on the rhyme everybody used to sing:
    No more pencils, no more books
    No more teachers’ dirty looks
    Hope they put that glass around my class
    Because I want to live and save my ass

    [C’mon – everybody join in, won’t you…]

  • Jenkem Huffington

    The mass shootings will continue and become more and more sensational until the sheeple agree to become disarmed.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    They should issue bullet proof vests to the teachers.

  • bigone4u

    Bullet proof school supplies for sale just shows how far toward anarchy we have been taken due to the darkening of America. Unless we begin to act, it will get much worse. At least the green shoots of an awakening are appearing.

  • MBlanc46

    Throughout my public education, including a 2,000-student high school, there was never any “security”. There were no guards. There were no metal detectors. The doors were open during the day. There were no student or staff IDs. There were never any shootings, or hardly as much as a fistfight between boys. It boggles my imagination how we got from there to here.

    • ncpride

      It really is shocking. When I was in HS in the mid 80’s, we had never heard of such things as security, metal detectors and all that nonsense. Hell, we were even respectful of our teachers, and would never dream of sassing them, much less assault them. It’s easy to know why…..our school was at least 97% White.

      • MBlanc46

        By jove, I think he’s got it.

      • evilsandmich

        In the early ninties there weren’t any metal detectors at my high school, but there were one’s located in the more ‘vibrant’ parts of the city.

      • Ours was at least that white. During duck season, lots of guys would leave shotguns in the trunks of their cars, parked just off school property, and change into their orange hunting clothes in the PE locker room at the end of the day. There was never any trouble with weapons there.

  • THIS IS SO RACIST

    Anyone who wants to protect their child at school with body armor is a racist. As white adults begin to arm themselves the children become the new target of opportunity and equality.

  • Galt

    I remember when the media had articles about the problems that are caused by young white males because of the threat of shootings within schools, but they simply don’t understand many of the core problems with said males to begin with. Arming school officials only solves half the problem.

    We’ve failed young boys in school. There, I said it.

    The feminization of schools (over 89% of primary school teachers are female) have wreaked havoc on young, white boys. They’re drugged for revealing any kind of energy and it’s deemed as “horse play” or they are diagnosed with ADD. They’re told that they are at fault for why girls don’t do well in school because they “oppress” them all the while the media constantly reveals that girls have been doing better in subjects like math and science because they think that they are actually smarter or better. Yet, they fail to bring up the fact that their achievement and drive are ridiculed and belittled. It’s this kind of insane hypocrisy that gives me little hope for the education of our boys in the future.

    A lot of these shooters also came from single mother households where fathers were no longer present and were in fact divorced while paying alimony and child support.

    And yet I see many top comments that always say: “Where are the white males?” or “Have white men had enough yet?” often times in reference to protecting women or the weak and elderly from violence committed by blacks.

    White males are literally dropping out of the system at increasingly higher rates annually. “Men on Strike” by Helen Smith covers this topic in detail.

    Why protect those who constantly demean, insult, and spit on us?

  • Nick A Siggers

    As I commented in the original article, unless you send your kid to a school with a significant number of africans, they are probably safer there, then on the ride or walk to and from.

  • Wethepeople

    Let them try; meanwhile, if you are feeling less than safe considering the Bantu level of violence have a look at this. Diversity-preparedness.

    http://www.armslist.com/posts/1869877/seattle-washington-tactical-gear-for-sale–condor–mopc–multi-hit-body-armor-plate-carrier-with-two-10-x12–ar500-plates–bullet-proof-vest