By Tom Knighton
Following Parkland, a lot of us felt the best option for protecting our children was to arm teachers. After all, many have bravely sacrificed their lives for the lives of their students. That kind of heroism is to be commended, but it should also be preserved. The best way to do that is to allow those brave teachers to have the means of potentially ending the attack, not just sacrifice their lives.
That means a gun.
While the debate continues to rage on at the federal level, many states have made moves to arm teachers. One such state is Colorado, where local districts have the option.
Now, ThinkProgress is kvetching because they don’t like the way things are being done.
There are now at least nine states that allow teachers to arm guns. One of those states is Colorado, where 30 school districts and charter schools have given teachers the okay to bring firearms into classroom, according to the Denver Post. However, there is no statewide gun safety training standard for educators and no standard use-of-force policies, and such policies are left entirely to decisions of the individual school district.
In fact, it’s an insurance company, the Colorado School …Read the Rest
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