Let us know: Are you adding a bulletproof backpack, plate insert to your child’s back-to-school list?

Considering purchasing a backpack capable of stopping bullets? Why or why not?

Bulletproof (or more accurately, bullet-resistant) backpacks become a growing trend in schools. (Copyright 2019 CNN)

Given the recent mass shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas, and others like the one in Parkland, Florida -- have you considered sending your kid to school with a backpack capable of stopping bullets? Or a backpack with an “armor plate.”

What is your opinion on products such as these? Let us know below.

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