Of course, not all teachers have guns, but if they already have a concealed carry license, which is nearly impossible to obtain in our state, they should be able to carry on school grounds just like anywhere else since they’ve already received the necessary training. The point is that if we try to lessen the number of guns as several people advocate for we will actually lessen safety because the criminals will still be able to acquire their guns illegally leaving innocent people exposed and not able to defend
Handling guns and being able to shoot, then will greatly decrease school shootings. If teachers can handle guns easily, then the school shootings will decrease if all the teachers carry guns. There is not to many teachers signing up for the carry license holders on guns, but if we got a gun for each one of the teachers in the whole school could be much safer and they would not have to wait on police and first responders to come and take down the gunman but the custodians could do that too. All teachers should have a safe in there room to keep their weapons and guns just in case there was a shooter in the school they could easily get to the safe in enough time and get the shooter (Griffin). If teachers get their license for guns their should all be carrying guns
have the right to protect yourself. Face to face with a madman and his gun, the last thing we want is to be left defenseless. This is why I am a student for concealed firearms on campus. I believe the most efficient defense against an out-of-control triggerman on campus is other armed students and professors who can shoot back and stop the carnage. School campuses are not places common people feel concerned enough to protect themselves with a gun.
And guns are going to improve the safety levels because the guns are going to be used as a tool to defend the teachers and the students. (Boyette, CNN) This is why all teachers should have a gun. One to make themselves and the students feel safe. Second to Protect the rom a armed intruder.
What a lot of people do not take into consideration is that the teachers must go through training and have to be liable to the responsibilities they are taking once they have a concealed carry weapon. Arming teachers could help lower the number of school shootings because the reaction times will be much faster, and it will add a bit of security to the children. Arming teachers will help lower the number of school shootings. If teachers are liable and are fine with carrying concealed weapons in schools, they would be able to respond to the site of the shooting much faster than it would be waiting for the police to arrive. Apart from having faster reaction times to the shooting, arming teachers will also add extra security to many students.
Although having the freedom to put any belonging in lockers, it would be an advantage to have locker searches. If there was an adolescent that was putting certain possessions of theirs that were horrific to be on a school campus then there would be nothing you could do unless they had locker searchers. If there were a fellow student that had a firearm in their locker, would it be essential that administrators search the lockers in order to diffuse a dangerous encounter that takes the lives of students?
People kill people, the fact that the people use the guns to hurt people is a horrible and tragic but, there is no reason to try and take away all guns from the responsible owners who use them for protection. The way this problem can be solved is by stricter back ground checks on the people who buy the guns, not only that but also a better job of keeping guns secured so people can not steal them. If the sellers of guns do a good and well investigated background check then hopefully they will see if that person is qualified, no previous history of gun or violence in general, or had a history of mental illness. It is preposterous to think that depression is not real, or it does not have an actual effect on people’s minds. Depression is a serious disease that causes so many young adults but also grown men and woman’s lives each year.
If responsible students have the right to defend themselves at home and out in public, then why shouldn't they be allowed to fight for themselves while furthering their education at college? College students should be authorized to bear guns on campus, if they are legally licensed to carry concealed weapons. In today's world you don't know what will happen to you each day and it is the sad truth that students have to think: what if someone tried to rob me; what if I am a target for carjacking; what if someone open fired on everyone? Students start to question how safe is their campus really is. One minute you could be in class taking a test and then hear gunshots down the hall or you could be leaving the campus late at night and be robbed while getting in your car.
How can one focus on learning when they are brimming with fear that their school could be the next site of a shooting? It is difficult to see a brighter future when it seems the American government can only provide empty promises to ban even “bump stocks”, an accessory commonly used to make deadly weapons even more lethal. “We cannot merely take actions that make us feel like we are making a difference. We must actually make a difference” (Johnson). Though some may argue that firearms are necessary to defend ourselves and that it is our given right to own them.
Being trained by a firearms instructor can help users know the importance of firearm safety and how to properly use firearms. Firearms are to be used for self-protection and war. Also taking away firearms is against the 2nd amendment according to the United States Constitution--"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. " Therefore, banning firearms is against the United States Constitution. In conclusion firearms are to not be banned and should remain in the hands of responsible, trained, citizens.
Should teachers be allowed to possess guns during school hours? Teachers should be able to possess guns during school hours because the teacher could protect the students, be able to prevent school shootings, and neutralize other threats. ¨Adam could not handle his constant bullying anymore, he felt as if he would do anything to end his struggle. Adam dug into his backpack and felt the handle of the gun he took from his father's drawer that morning.
Would it be effective to arm teachers in a school and is it possible it would reduce the chance of a school shooting such as Columbine? Arming a teacher may increase the response time for an emergency in a rural school district and would be able to provide safety. Although it can provide safety, it may be still possible that allowing teachers to hold a weapon in school grounds will also cause many risks and be very dangerous to the students or faculty in a school. In an arming teachers program, the teacher will go through 35 hours of training and will be able to maintain five classroom hours a day to gain the knowledge of holding a weapon and be certified. A teacher will be selected and unknown to others in a school district to maintain safety to their identity and safety to the students in the classroom.
Teachers having protection Did you know there was 52 school shootings in the United States just this year. Many could have been prevented simply by allowing teachers to carry an armed weapon, while they are on school grounds. Yes, they would be some important issues to discuss, but it would make students, school staff members and even parents feel safer while they are on school ground. Why should we allow students and teachers be in danger everyday while they go to there jobs and to school, Once a teacher gets their teaching degree, they would be required to take a hands on weapon training, allowing them to be able to carry a weapon in a safe manner at all times. At this training they will learn, how to properly shoot a gun,
School shootings are extremely uncommon. A recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that only one percent of childhood homicides, a majority of which involve guns, occur in schools(Russo,1). If teachers do become armed,should there be selected teachers? Some teachers may not want to be armed and have the extra responsibility. Teachers should not be armed while at school.