Back to School: People in Tennessee Are Buying Bullet Proof Backpacks

Times are definitely changing. Due to the rise in mass casualty school shootings, more and more parents are trying to protect their kids by purchasing bullet proof backpacks and inserts. These backpacks can cost anywhere from $80-$350., a website specializing in bulletproof backpacks, inserts & more, claim sales have jumped by 1000% in the past 30 days. 200 bullet proof items have been shipped to Tennessee. In the past 10 days, according to, 13 bullet-proof backpacks were sold in Nashville.

The company is based in Parkland, FL which is the town where a gunman opened fire, killing seventeen students and staff members, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.

The website offers several brands, each featuring a variety of styles, color and price points.

Bullet Blocker is another popular brand of bullet proof backpack. This design is clear - making all of it's contents visible. 


Is this something you would be interested in purchasing for your child? 

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