Republican Mike Walsworth sponsored a bill signed by Gov. Edwards that allows Louisiana students to carry bulletproof backpacks on their campus and also school buses.

Where in the world do you even buy such a thing? I Googled and found you can actually buy bulletproof inserts for any backpack. On an eBay seller's page named ballisticshield, they listout  a 12x16" "youth sized" shield that is inserted inside of the child's backpack. Because they are not made of metal, parents and kids don't have to worry abouttriggering metal detectors. The kit also comes with a guide on how to tell your kids what the panel is, and how to teach them to protect themselves if there was ever an issue and it was needed.

Your move Dora the Explorer. Your backpack is way out of date now!

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