Politics
3:04 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Freshman Kentucky Congressman Seeks to Repeal Gun Free School Zones Act

Republican Rep. Thomas Massie (4-KY)
Republican Rep. Thomas Massie (4-KY)

Kentucky's fourth district U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie says he wants to repeal the 1990 Gun Free School Zones Act, according to a published report.

The  Lewis County Republican was sworn into office this week in Washington D.C., and receives great support from the Tea Party.

“Gun free school zones are ineffective. They make people less safe by inviting criminals into target-rich, no-risk environments,” Massie said in a statement. “Gun free zones prevent law-abiding citizens from protecting themselves, and create vulnerable populations that are targeted by criminals.”