Robb Elementary School teacher Arnulfo Reyes remembers May 24 as if it was only yesterday, and he says he can still see the faces of the 11 students who were killed by a shooter, all because police refused to storm the building and neutralize the threat to the children.

Reyes told “Good Morning America” that he considers the cops who didn’t do their jobs to be “cowards.”

“You have a bulletproof vest, I had nothing. You’re supposed to protect and serve. There is no excuse for their actions and I will never forgive them. I will never forgive them.”

Speaking from the hospital where he is recovering from wounds he received, Reyes recalled:

“I told myself, I told my kids to act like they’re asleep, so I’m going to act like I’m asleep also. And I prayed and prayed that I would not hear none of my students talk.”

The shooting spree lasted for nearly 80 minutes, and yet there is evidence that the first police officers who arrived on the scene waited as long as 47 minutes before they made any efforts to enter the and confront the 18-year-old shooter who killed 19 children and 2 teachers during the rampage.

In tears, Reyes lamented that the students had been like sitting ducks for the shooter, and he begged parents of the slain children, “I’m sorry. I tried my best. Please don’t be angry with me.”

Despite the loss of life in Uvalde, many Republicans remain reluctant to pass any significant legislation that would at least raise the age limit from 18 to 21 for anyone to purchase a semiautomatic weapon in the United States, with some in the GOP suggesting there needs to be more guns in schools, despite having no evidence such a move would do a bit of good.

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