FASTER - Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response

Everyone agrees that safety training is important for our schools, but in an active killer situation, the emergency response must happen fast to save lives.

This is why Buckeye Firearms Foundation has launched a program called FASTER to provide violence response training to teachers and administrators. FASTER stands for Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response.

News organization removes web data on school safety plans after BuckeyeFirearmsFoundation.org article

On Wednesday December 13, Buckeye Firearms Foundation published an article addressing a concern about northeast Ohio PBS conglomerate IdeaStream.org's decision to publish a list of schools in Ohio that may or may not have armed staff.

FASTER Saves Lives' Joe Eaton on Washington D.C. Public Radio

Buckeye Firearms Foundation's FASTER Saves Lives is getting attention across the country as the nation marks the five year anniversary of the mass killing in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

Washington D.C.'s public radio station, WAMU, hosted a panel show featuring FASTER program director Joe Eaton, along with Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and John Donohue, Professor, Stanford Law School.

Five Years After Sandy Hook

by Jim Shepherd

Today's an anniversary most of us would rather not celebrate. Five years ago, a disturbed 20-year old slaughtered 20 young children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.

The fact he'd murdered his mother and stolen her guns didn't stop the calls for new gun laws. None of which would have prevented the event. But that didn't stop the gun control groups. Never does, as we've unfortunately learned since.

The NRA was roundly criticized for suggesting that the only answer to a bad guy with a gun was a good guy with a gun.

After Sandy Hook: Over 1,300 Teachers Trained to Stop Active Killers

COLUMBUS, OH - Five years ago, a 20-year-old murdered his mother, stole her guns, and went to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut to slaughter 6 staff and 20 young children. It was a horrific event that forever changed the concept of what school security means in the modern world.

Gun control groups called for new gun laws. However, because none of the proposed laws would have stopped this event, and because new laws have never proven effective at stopping determined killers, one nonprofit organization chose to take a different approach.

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