By Micah Rate
As some Second Amendment supporters advocate for putting more security officers in schools and allowing teachers to carry in classrooms in an attempt to prevent further mass shootings, it doesn’t help when a teacher who said they’d be willing to carry to protect students acts irresponsibly with their firearm. It may be even worse when the teacher arrested for their negligence is a teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
A chemistry teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Sean Simpson, was arrested after leaving his loaded Glock 9mm in a public restroom at the Deerfield Beach Pier. How do people manage to forget their firearm? Apparently, it happens more often than you’d think. Two parents put a handgun in their 5-year-old’s backpack while running errands and completely forget about it. The gun was then found by the child’s teacher when he accidentally brought it to class.
In another instance, a sheriff forgot his firearm in a school bathroom after a weekend event held on campus. Thankfully, a responsible student found the sheriff’s gun and did the right thing by turning it in.
In this case, however, Mr. Simpson’s forgetfulness could have been costly. It ended up in the …Read the Rest
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