By Tom Knighton
In the aftermath of Parkland, we were all looking for ideas. While school shootings aren’t particularly common, they happen enough that many of us want to do something to deal with them. One of the more controversial ideas is arming teachers.
Almost immediately, leftist educators started screaming bloody murder, prattling on about how they didn’t want to have to carry a gun.
No matter how many times we clarified, they keep with this particular strawman argument.
And to complicate matters, the anti-gun media seems quite content to let them go on making it.
“I have a bookshelf in my room. I used to think, ‘I’m going to populate this with books in case a kid needs something to read.’ Now, every year, when I go back to restock that bookshelf, there’s a part of me that’s also thinking, ‘This is something a kid could pick up and throw if someone made their way into my classroom.’ It’s mind-blowing to me that that’s something I even have to think about.
“The day that I have to carry a gun as a requirement for me to teach, I’m done. I’ll find some other way to make use of my education and my background and …Read the Rest
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