Maybe that's not such a good idea. Imagine if a teacher missed their target and it another student.
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/7-s … li=BBnbfcL
Imagine if the teacher was unarmed and a killer has nothing in his way - can simply stand there and shoot without interference.
But I would imagine that a teacher isn't going to be firing blind, at a target that is not in view. Those cops obviously were doing just that.
I actually had a teacher who had a mental breakdown and had to be removed from her job.
Imagine if she had a gun.
Now there is a frightening thought: a teacher with mental illness STILL TEACHING!
Well, as I said, she was removed from her job.
If we can't observe that a person in a highly public job, interacting with dozens of people every day, is mentally ill and remove that person prior to a "breakdown", how can we ever expect to insure no one leading private, seclusive lives will do the same and use their legal, registered gun to kill with?
Hey Promisem, I had the same situation, except this "teacher" was a colleague of mine. He flipped out during an IEP meeting (for students with special needs) and that turned out to be the final straw for all of us. During that year he managed to alienate everybody on campus with his bombastic behavior (for example, he accused everybody of spying on him and being part of some distorted cabal to ruin his life ). There was a rumor that he was packing heat, but luckily that never came to fruition. The last time I saw him he was escorted off campus by police officers. Basically, for all of us on campus it was a " Bye Felicia" moment.
by SEXYLADYDEE 5 years ago
Is arming teachers in the classroom the answer?How do you feel about teachers (possibly your child's) having a loaded weapon in the classroom? I believe in the right to bear arms. But I want to know that ANYONE buying a weapon has a license & background check including mental instability....
by Astralrose 2 years ago
Which song you have heard has the most meaningful lyrics?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 2 years ago
Name THE VERY WORST thing that your teachers have done and said to you in elementary school.
by SantaCruz 6 years ago
Why is Russia arming the Syrian government?
by Ralph Schwartz 20 months ago
Trump is 2 for 2 already before even taking office - how impressed are you so far?With Obama announcing today he was abandoning TPP and mere days ago both the Canadian and Mexican president agreed to renegotiate NAFTA, Trump is already making good on campaign promises. And he's not even in...
by Chibuzo Melvin Mobis 8 years ago
Who is arming the Terrorists and Militants?Uzi not made in IraqAK47 not made in NigeriaKalashnikov not made in Pakistanso who is fooling who?
|HubPages Device ID|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Google Analytics|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel|
|Google Hosted Libraries|
|Google AdSense Host API|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels|
|Author Google Analytics|
|Amazon Tracking Pixel|