"Our military are probably the most trained and responsible people when it pertains to weapons. When we send our soldiers off to combat, we send them off with weapons in their hands. The same rule should apply to soldiers who are stationed stateside as they are now targets as evidenced by the attacks on the two military bases mentioned.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., understands this and that is why he has introduced legislation to allow our men and women in uniform the right to carry weapons on stateside military bases."
Read Bowling Green Daily News' editorial on my legislation, known as the The Service Members Self Defense Act HERE: http://www.bgdailynews.com/opinion/our_opinion/soldiers-should-be-armed-stateside/article_b4c86827-4250-5540-99bf-5adba56126c3.html