Bullet Resistant Blankets for School Kids

Published 06/13 2014 06:23PM

Updated 06/13 2014 06:25PM

courtesy: CNET.com
Item: What started out as a debris shield in response to massive twisters in Tornado Alley is now being marketed as a high-tech, bullet-resistant security blanket for children caught in school shootings. It’s sad that it has come to this, with shootings now happening on almost a weekly basis, but as people try and understand why someone would do something this horrific in the first place, others will find new ways to protect our children.

Why it Matters: It feels like there’s at least one school shooting a week now, and parents are continuously thinking about ways to protect their children. Homeschool rates are up, companies are looking more into bulletproof accessories, and some want school staff to be trained in firearms courses. Beyond the paranoia of “what if” scenarios, some parents feel that the schoolyard is a threat and are looking into anything possible http://bulletblocker.com/ to protect their child.

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