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View Diary: VA Gov. Bob McDonnell -- Arm Teachers (27 comments)

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  •  For that to be effective, the teacher would... (7+ / 0-)

    have to be carrying at all times, a dangerous prospect, particularly in elementary school and even more so with early childhood.  Otherwise, the gun would go in the closet, something even more dangerous and something completely useless in the unlikely event that it would actually be needed.  Then there's the risk that comes with firing said gun in a room full of children.

    I have no doubt that many, many more children would die from accidental deaths, and other deaths directly related to guns in the classroom, than any lives saved by a teacher ready to fire at a potential threat.

    Enacting our agenda requires winning elections. Oh, and me on Facebook and Twitter.

    by Mets102 on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 02:39:52 PM PST

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