Parents consider buying bulletproof backpacks as gun violence shapes their children’s lives

Parents consider buying bulletproof backpacks as gun violence shapes their children’s lives.

by Ellie Silverman When her sons were growing up in West Philadelphia, Monica Peay-Matthews taught them how to duck bullets: Stop and hit the ground. Find a wall. If you run, make sure to zigzag. Now she is considering an additional precaution: buying them bulletproof backpacks. Summer in Philadelphia has brought shootings at a rec

Bulletproof backpacks have become another back-to-school staple

by Courtney Reagan CNBC Crayons, glue, pencils, bullet-resistant backpack. For some parents, that’s what a back-to-school shopping list looks like this year. Bulletproof BackPack USA are stocked for back-to-school season and on the retailers’ website. Signs on the display say, “protection in session” and “bullet resistant backpack.” The office supply stores are not alone. In

Bulletproof Backpack Sales On The Rise As Kids Head Back To School

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — With kids going back to class soon, parents are thinking about getting school supplies. But some might be surprised by what they see on the shelves at some stores. Backpacks come in all shapes and colors, but now there’s one that can stop a gunshot. Marisol Rodriguez is thinking about getting one

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