Charlu profile image 82

What do you think about teachers now in training to carry concealed weapons in class?


Reading about Utah teachers, (and some other states) taking a training class to carry a concealed weapon into class without parents knowledge or approval, along with a lot of staff members being unaware, or any other regulation is just disturbing on so many levels for me. What do you think?

sort by best latest

ChristinS profile image94

Christin Sander (ChristinS) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
RTalloni profile image87

RTalloni says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
ReneeDC1979 profile image80

Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Charlu profile image

    Charlu 4 years ago

    Then whose to say a student who gets pissed off that day and has noticed the bulging weapon under clothing just overtakes the teacher and takes more lives. It's just easier access. What happens when the teacher thinks they see a gun and shoots them


  • See all 6 comments
peeples profile image90

Peeples says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • ChristinS profile image

    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 4 years ago

    I couldn't agree with you more. If this were to ever happen in our school district there would be a mass exodus of people homeschooling or moving.


  • See all 5 comments
austinhealy profile image82

Bernard J. Toulgoat (austinhealy) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Charlu profile image

    Charlu 4 years ago

    Yep I believe the only thing that will come out of this temporary solution will be like you said an accident or something devastating enough to bring it to a halt I do think that the solution is teaching kids respect for life itself without violence

backporchstories profile image85

backporchstories says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
ThompsonPen profile image83

Nicola Thompson (ThompsonPen) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Charlu profile image

    Charlu 4 years ago

    ABC News did a story on the first class where over 200 Utah educators showed up. They stated that the USSC organized the class and waived the $50 fee. Right now Utah, Oregon, Hawaii, and New Hampshire allow concealed weapons in public schools.

ryanjhoe profile image66

ryanjhoe says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
kathyjones1952@at profile image61

kathyjones1952@at says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Charlu profile image

    Charlu 4 years ago

    I think your right about parents having a right to know and also wish it could be like it was when I grew up.

Attikos profile image78

Attikos says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Charlu profile image

    Charlu 4 years ago

    That is very true, but I don't think any of them (without previous training) can take a 3 or 4 day course and be ready psychologically or physically for that type of disturbing event.


  • See all 2 comments
0

Old Empresario says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • CJ Sledgehammer 4 years ago

    Wrong. Some people in our nation are stupid ALL the time. Jessica Lynch was a trained soldier, but when her convoy was ambushed and the the chips got down, she froze up and played dead. It's illegal to draft women into combat...unless your a teacher.

ahorseback profile image51

ahorseback says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Charlu profile image

    Charlu 4 years ago

    I would have to consider one well trained individual, but again knowing that they can't be everywhere at once would have to consider them as a small deterrent if at all.

lone77star profile image91

Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • CJ Sledgehammer 4 years ago

    LoneStar...I cannot disagree or find fault with anything you said. Great speech, my friend.!!! :0)

0

JThomp42 says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • ChristinS profile image

    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 4 years ago

    If the presence of guns deterred criminals the US would be the safest place on earth. The last thing we need are teachers packing. If you get ambushed the chances of you killing the perp are slim to none.


  • See all 4 comments
0

CJ Sledgehammer says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
lburmaster profile image81

lburmaster says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • CJ Sledgehammer 4 years ago

    I just don't see how a gun-wielding librarian and the lunch lady are going to win the day. I could be wrong, but I just don't see it.


  • See all 4 comments
working