The following are 10 reasons concealed weapons should be allowed on campuses adults are able to defend themselves at home with a firearm, but students living in a dormitory cannot a dormitory is a home for students, so it makes sense to allow them to defend themselves in their home. This may also be why utah educators have mixed reactions to guns in schools there's another reason we shouldn't task teachers with the armed protection of our schools we already ask too much. Of course teachers should carry guns without the fire arms lots of people and children will be killed many schools have done it so why don't all schools carry weapons also the teachers would more than likely have to be trained that would prove to adminastraters it is safe to let teachers carry guns in schools. Most law enforcement experts argue that teachers should not carry guns civilians may be able to hit a bull's-eye at the shooting range, but they lack the tactical knowledge of handling weapons. Advancing the debate: should teachers carry guns south dakota is the first state to explicitly allow school employees to carry guns critics fear accidents, while supporters view the law as a way.
[see a collection of political cartoons on gun control and gun rights] we also have to be honest with ourselves that 300,000,000 guns are not going away, nor is schizophrenia, nor elementary schools we must seriously consider arming teachers and administrators but arms are not always firearms. Every teacher in america should have a gun 08/22/2013 05:17 pm et updated oct 22, 2013 the arkansas christian academy in bryant, arkansas, is making national headlines after it announced that some staff members will be armed with guns. Three reasons why guns in schools are a bad idea for kids 2013 by a south dakota law that will allow trained teachers to carry weapons at schools i offer three reasons why. Should teachers be armed to protect against school shooters originally appeared on quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the.
Every year, countless teachers must contact social services to remove students from abusive and neglectful homes i do not believe that teachers should bear the responsibility of carrying guns to school here's why: 1 workload teachers are already overworked due to poor parenting, teachers bear a heavy burden disciplining students. Every teacher should have a gun by steve siebold every school teacher in america should be armed in the classroom a school should be a safe haven where children can learn and grow and. Should teachers carry guns by amy davidson there are already bills that could bring guns into schools in half a dozen states perhaps the preference is for faculty gun clubs why stop at. The number of teachers who carry guns in the nation's 99,000 public schools is impossible to calculate, school security experts, education officials and people on both sides of the gun debate agree.
Reason why teachers should carry guns in schools english iv/ d3 should teachers be allowed to bring guns to school when you think of school, a safe environment for students to learn comes to mind. Instead of teachers having guns, we should put armed policeman in every school people want to do something, and this seems to be the most direct way to improve school security, said corey a stewart , chairman of the prince william board of county supervisors. Georgia school leaders are turning down a new option to arm teachers, arguing that it doesn't make kids any safer and creates more problems than state lawmakers intended to solve.
It's impossible to determine how many teachers carry firearms on school property in seven states because they are not required to divulge that information to principals or authorities. In the 10 years since teachers have been allowed to carry guns in utah, no fatal k-12 school shootings have occurred some argue that schools aren't falling victim to attacks because of their. Arming teachers: three reasons why teachers should not carry guns in school written by ken corbett for slate last week, the nra released its national school shield task force proposal.
For schools in rural areas like harrold high school in north texas, the right for teachers to carry guns is a comfort to staff and students alike the administration states that they feel safer knowing that, should an intruder enter the school, teachers are ready to jump into action. Although in new york state, where i am a principal, it is illegal to bring a gun into a school, more than two dozen states have passed such laws, and seven of those states allow teachers and school staff members to carry guns, according to an nbc report from september earlier this month, a 6th grade teacher in utah wounded herself at school when her handgun, which she was legally carrying, accidentally discharged an isolated incident, perhaps. If allowing teachers to carry handguns in class improves the overall level of safety present in a school setting, lawmakers and parents alike should strongly encourage schools to adopt this necessary change.
1) what if the teacher uses the gun for other reasons then defense to threaten a student, or use it against a student 2) what if a student were to get a hold of the teacher's gun now there is an armed student, and an unarmed teacher. The practical and personal reasons why teachers should not carry guns in one of my classes today, a group of juniors were discussing gun violence and how schools should respond to it. I truly believe teachers should be allowed to carry guns or weapons into their classrooms so that if a gunman comes into their classroom and starts shooting the students, the teacher can shoot the gunman before any students are shot penny keefe, san marco teachers in schools have a tremendous amount of responsibility for children's safety.