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  • Sure if they're qualified

    By Constitutional law we still have the right to bear arms. If a teacher is legally allowed to carry and has proper training, then I don't see a problem with it. The reason we allow police officers to pack is because they're trained, so a civilian who's trained should have the same consideration.

  • No you hoe

    If a classroom is breached, the gunman takes out the teacher first. No time to grab a gun. In Texas for instance, the teachers must keep the gun in a Lock Box with a keyed lock. No time to waist so
    teachers can and should Barricade the classroom door if there is a Lockdown Event in progress.
    Why let an intruder into the classroom to begin with. They need a door barricade device like Nightlock Lockdown attached to the classroom door. Piling desks and classroom furniture in front of the door is slow and uneffective, and doesn't work on outward swing doors. But this device will and is now active in many school districts across the country. A simple device keeps bad guys out, and gives a teacher more time to prepare and hide students.

  • Teachers Should Have a Gun

    What idiot thinks that a gun is going to be holstered to a teachers side or on top of a desk?! A gun would most certainly be locked away. The kids wouldn't know who had the keys to the gun or where they were anyways, and they'd recieve proper training for situations like that. Not every teacher would carry, only those qualified and who volunteer. If not enough were qualified, but enough wanted to, they'd undergo the procedures to be qualified and the training as well. You wouldn't be tossing the gun to someone who didn't want it and couldn't handle it. School systems can't afford security guards, and police response times average four minutes, and a lot of people can die in four minutes. Only other teachers and administrators would know who carried the gun. Not students, so the likelihood of them attaining one would decrease further. People say that the teachers could snap, but how often do you hear of a teacher shooting a school up versus a student or some outside person? Not to mention that the person has to have a strict background screening to even be able to have a gun. Barricading the door and hiding in a corner isn't a plan. Not to mention what happens if kids aren't in class when a shooter comes? Where do they hide then? In Columbine they hid in the library, but the shooters broke in and threw bombs and found students and still killed them. If even one person on the inside had a gun, dozens of lives could've been saved. Yes, teachers should have guns.

  • Guns should NOT be allowed in at school environment.

    Having more guns would just cause more shootings and access to these guns. In order to control guns, you must limit them. Having fire arms in school would also cause students to feel less safe and more likely to be targeted if you are in a heated situation, you would always have to watch your back.

  • Guns are a tool, just like the office printer

    All a gun is, is a way to protect someone who might not be able to by themselves. Countries that have very minimal gun restrictions also have had fewer outbreaks of violence then other ones. Switzerland has one of the lowest crime rates in the whole world, and they have very minimal gun restriction laws

  • Safer environment for children and teachers

    Responsible adults who know how to handle a weapon properly should be able to carry with a conceled weapon permit. It's abserd to think that a good civilian with proper knowledge of weapons would leave the weapon on the desk or within reach of students. Conceled carrying permits means they are hidden so the student wouldn't even know.

  • Of course teachers should carry guns

    Without the fire arms lots of people and children will be killed. Many schools have done it so why don't all schools carry weapons. Also the teachers would more than likely have to be trained. That would prove to adminastraters it is safe to let teachers carry guns in schools. In Sandy Hook Elementary school the weapons were brought in by an intruder. The children were not killed by a teacher.

  • Teachers should be able to do this.

    Teachers need to be able to protect their students. I do not believe in just giving some retarded teacher a gun. I think that the gun should be locked into a indastructable box that is only able to be unlocked in an intruder emergency. The principal would be informed when a gun is out and could unlock or lock the box if needed to

  • Teachers should carry guns

    They should be able to carry guns to defend their students if someone breaks in and starts attacking other people. But they have to be able to own it first by having a license and they have to train to be able to use it. Also they should carry gun if they were formal military and already know how to use it.

  • To keep people safe

    My school for instance, we have one officer for more than 2500 kids that reside in it. Say if someone were to come shoot up the school that officer cannot save more lives than he and the teachers with guns. Keep in mind that my school is very huge and we have to navigate the school like we’re taking a trip from Canada to Mexico while driving. If the teachers are armed it would be more of a chance that more kids will live. It could be more of a chance to disarm the shooter than waiting and seeing lives flee from existence.

  • A better way to protect the kids.

    If a classroom is breached, the gunman takes out the teacher first. No time to grab a gun. In Texas for instance, the teachers must keep the gun in a Lock Box with a keyed lock. No time to waist so
    teachers can and should Barricade the classroom door if there is a Lockdown Event in progress.
    Why let an intruder into the classroom to begin with. They need a door barricade device like Nightlock Lockdown attached to the classroom door. Piling desks and classroom furniture in front of the door is slow and uneffective, and doesn't work on outward swing doors. But this device will and is now active in many school districts across the country. A simple device keeps bad guys out, and gives a teacher more time to prepare and hide students.

  • It simply increases violence

    If a teacher had a gun, it would simply increase the chance of a school shooting. I mean, what if the teacher was unstable and one day she just snapped. How'd that go? I am currently doing a project on this very topic at my school. Also, it takes money to train and supply teachers with guns.

  • Guns plus School

    Why the heck would a teacher bring a gun to school!? The teacher may have serious mental problems plus anger issues. Plus some teachers might leave the gun unattended and the child might pick up the gun and play with it. And you know what happens when a child plays with a gun.

  • Guns plus School

    Why the heck would a teacher bring a gun to school!? The teacher may have serious mental problems plus anger issues. Plus some teachers might leave the gun unattended and the child might pick up the gun and play with it. And you know what happens when a child plays with a gun.

  • It should not be allowed

    What happens if the teacher doesn't lock it up right? A student could get it and it could be a 4 or 5 year old or it could be a 16 or 17 year old and it would cost more money that schools don't have to train teachers and what if the teachers use the training in the wrong way. Did you ever think of that?

  • Use your common sense

    Think about it: Teachers carrying guns in preschools, elementary schools, middle schools and high schools. What if they see a gun on their teacher's desk, they pick it up, think it's not loaded when it actually is, they pull the trigger and accidentally kill or injure another student or themselves? We're trying to prevent gun deaths.

  • Teachers + guns=more violence

    That's is not what is wanted the plan Is to protect the students and by having a gun in the classroom jeopardize that. Imagine being in a room knowing you teacher has a gun, that would affect your learning. Also by allowing teachers to carry guns it would cost more $ then it's worth.

  • Absolutely not! This would result in more injuries or death in the event of a shooting!

    No one should carry guns in school except security or police officers on campus-- in other words, people with the proper training to handle volatile situations. Equipping teachers with guns, who are little more than civilians, is absurd. This would not help prevent the type of deadly mass shooting we've been seeing lately. All that would do is increase the possibility of innocent people getting caught in the crossfire.

  • This is dangerous

    If we are worried about people in the public attacking our children with guns what makes us think that teachers are so safe. We have no way of knowing that a teacher is not mentally unstable or depressed themselves and they wouldn't snap and use the guns. Also if the students knew teachers had the guns there would be kids who could manage to acquire them and use them.

  • They absolutely shouldn't

    It is so beyond tiresome hearing arguments that more guns = safer. No. Is a teacher with 100% certainty never going to snap and be the next monster on the news? No. Is a teacher with 100% certainty going to be a trained marksman that can correctly identify and separate threats from non-threats? No. This idea is stupid, ridiculously careless and it being one that some people propose seriously is a very fitting example of how screwed this country is.


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Zack28180 says2018-04-04T16:48:03.667
Yes
Zack28180 says2018-04-04T16:58:38.053
Yes
DramberCourtfoy says2018-04-25T13:49:49.220
YES!!