posted on Dec, 18 2012 @ 08:43 AM
I don't think anyone can specifically know how they would react in a situation such as this until it actually happens to them. So this thread is a bit
Even if you were a trained, responsable gun owner and were carrying. Fight or flight would still come into the equation.
there could be a few different scenarios;
You act calm, manage to maim or shoot the perpetrator before any damage is done and it's all over.
You act somewhat calm, manage to maim or kill the perpetrator, but you were not fast enough and the perp was still able to injure and kill, but not as
many, leaving you with awful guilt that you were not able to stop the perp in time.
You get scared, hide under a desk and take pop shots without thinking rationally, missing the perpetrator and possibly injuring or killing others in
You completely freeze up and are unable to do anything.
If all Teachers were allowed to carry guns in schools, not eveyone would be able to act the same in a mass shooting scenario where their own lives and
the lives of the Children they teach are in danger.
Also, do you want your Children in Schools where everyone is carrying a gun?
People may have background checks when they purchase a weapon, but background checks can't predict the future. What if due to a build up of stress a
Teacher flips out and shoots their class up?
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