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Guns don't kill kids; unprotected kids kill kids. Don't leave home without yer Protechtion.

ProTecht of Oklahoma originally developed its "Body Guard" blanket product to keep children safe from high-speed debris flying through the air from tornadoes, but many parents see it as armor against bullets, the company said on Thursday.

"The government is not going to do anything in law about guns, and there is nothing else out there to protect the children," said Stan Schone, who helped develop the blanket.

The 5/16th-inch (7.9 millimeter) pad is made from bullet-resistant materials that can be folded and strapped on the back and then unfurled to hide under in emergency situations. The blankets sell for about $1,000.

Since Sandy Hook, where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at the school in Connecticut, scores of school shootings have occurred in the United States. The most recent was in Oregon this week when a teenage gunman shot a student to death and then killed himself.

"I'm glad we can make a difference in helping keep kids safe, but it's a sad thing that we need a product like this," Schone said.
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