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Originally posted by chissler
And if a child does come in firing off a weapon, are the teachers going to fire back? Is this legal? In a public area, if you shoot me, and I shoot you, are they both not illegal acts? It's like murder. Murder is murder, is murder.
Originally posted by DCFusion
One of my greatest concerns with this, in addition to those mentioned in previous posts, is that a teacher with a weapon could very well be 'ambushed' by students in order to get the weapon. I think we have all heard a story or two (maybe more) where a teacher was attacked. Now imagine if they had a gun and were overtaken by several students. The possible result is chilling, to say the least.
[edit on 12/15/2006 by DCFusion]
Originally posted by JIMC5499
To me one of the reasons that teachers are an easy target is that it IS known that they are unarmed.
Originally posted by hotpinkurinalmint
If we really want to do something about school violence, we need to reach these kids when they are very young. Today's first grader that is allowed to act up because his teacher cannot or will not properly discipline him is tomorrows gang member.
Today's first grader that is allowed to act up because his teacher cannot or will not properly discipline him is tomorrows gang member.
Originally posted by Mechanic 32
Well, the problem I have with this idea is, what if one day, the teacher "loses it", and goes "postal", turning the weapon upon the students.
Guns + kids = bad idea, no matter who has the gun.