New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn slammed the National Rifle Association’s suggestion on how to prevent further school shootings.
As WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported, Quinn – an anticipated mayoral candidate – was livid over the suggestion by NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre calling for an armed police officer or security guard in every school in the country, and she did not hold back in describing the organization’s statement.
“Some of the most stupid, asinine, insensitive, ridiculous comments I have ever heard in the public arena” was how Quinn described LaPierre’s remarks as she raised her voice in discussing them.
Added Quinn, “I don’t understand with all those little coffins being rolled out in Newtown, how they can believe the answer is more guns.”
LaPierre made the remarks Friday in response to the massacre in Newtown, Conn., a week earlier that killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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