Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
Both Israel and Thailand allow teachers to carry guns to protect their students. Why not here?
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:ANNONYMOUS 8415236:MV8yMDgwOTQyXzM1MDQxMzgxX0IzNzczQzE=] :5a: Hey T Gal where ya been? As a retired teacher I have mixed feelings about this idea. Let me first say that in the countries you mentioned there is a significant possibility of traditional terrorist attacks and that would be the reason for the policy. Secondly, in Israel most of those teachers have military training which prepares them for this policy. Now to the current issue. My first reaction today was like many of yours if the staff was armed there could have been a far different outcome. I know for damn sure if I was packing and this moron came anywhere near my kids I would have had no hesitation in taking him out. That being said, I am sure you know that packing does not guarantee a person will when the chips are down use the weapon. Remember the old admonition "don't bring a gun unless you are fully prepared to use it" with good reason if you can't the counter party sure as hell will. As for deterence these clowns commit suicide after their acts! Dead is dead whether self inflicted or at someone elses behest. All that said, I still favor at least allowing those who are trained on the Staff to carry. Admin and Secretaries especially since they usually are the first targets. There could be a bigger problem here though! That being the issue of initial safety. ALL DOORS in any public school should be LOCKED allowing only access by admission period. The hardware is such that you can open it from the inside to get out but no entry. One door near the office should become the designated point of access during school hours. I fought for this in my District which is not unlike Newtown and it took 10 years and a State Law to finally bring it about. This would at least perhaps provide some safety if not a period to react. [/quote]
What do y'all think?
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
THE CORE OF COMMON CORE IS PURE EVIL, AND YOU WON'T BELIEVE ITS ORIGINS
THE PURGE BEGINS=> Apple Removes Breitbart From Their App Store
Michigan Restaurant Using Socialist Business Plan Closes SURPRISING NO ONE
Jesus Christ's tomb opened for first time in 500 years to reveal miraculous discovery inside
Rise of the robot music industry
UBER Now Tracks User AFTER Dropped Off.
MEDIA FREAK AFTER TRUMP TALKS TO WORLD LEADERS
The Alien Races Book - Over 82 Species On Earth! [Full Documentary]
Scrying: How To Practice The Ancient Art Of Second Sight (With Pictures)
Cough Syrup With GPS Tracker Helps Police Nab Suspected Pharmacy Burglars
See The Biggest Zit Of All Time Get Popped
There’s A School In Oregon That Teaches You To Be Tarzan
Feds Construct 500 Bed Facility In Rural Texas, The Reason Why Is NOT Good
Congress nixes plans to make women register for draft
Terrified of a Trump presidency, Amy Schumer and Lena Dunham prepare to leave America.
Trump Spokeswoman: Hillary May Still be Prosecuted
Immaculate star might be the most perfectly spherical object in the universe
8 foods you'd never guess were artificially colored
Asteroid strike that doomed dinosaurs created 'instant Mount Everest'
Your intelligence may depend on your pupil size
Gmail plug-in means never having to say you're sorry
Was Einstein wrong? His views about the speed of light may soon be challenged
This gene may explain why some people like to drink more than others
What is your sweat trying to tell you?
Radioactive diamonds are turned into batteries that last for thousands of years
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd. Godlike™
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2016 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.005s (5 queries)