Also, a profoundly controversial idea would be allowing teachers to have guns. 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.
So they are allowed to carry a gun in school.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. Which scenario would you want?
A big question is if arming teachers is even going to matter if an active shooter happens to be in that school. 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.
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? An important reason that the majority of schools should have locker searches every other month is that there would probably be reduced violence at schools than there is now. If someone may of appropriated something the staff has been looking for, then the searchers would find what they have been unaccounted for.
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.
School is an institute where education should be the number one priority. 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).
Guns can be weapons of destruction or a form of self-protection depending on the user and the training of that particular person. 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.