posted on Apr, 19 2014 @ 08:27 AM
a reply to: Daedalus
It's not adding to the problem until a teacher makes a mistake and kills a student. Law of averages, eventually it will happen.
Calling the police doesn't work in these extreme cases, just like you said.
I think all teachers should be allowed to carry tasers, it's non-lethal and effective for the most part. I also like the idea of having 'Hall
Marshals', I think an inside undercover staff member, armed to the teeth, wouldn't be a bad idea. But for something like Columbine, there really is
no effective defense.
And if we make the schools as protected as prisons, they will know and go somewhere else(path of least resistance). Playgrounds, malls, stadiums,
zoos, museums, events like races, even Chucky Cheese. The point I'm getting at is, they have already won, they already made their point and now our
freedom is a little less free no matter what we do.
And I'm not condemning the idea itself just its application. I know most teachers in my daughters elementary school would rather be shot then shoot a
child, even one with a gun. The only exception being if they were going to kill another student, maybe.