Nick Somma: Arming teachers wrong

December 26, 2012 

Armed teachers

I have a few questions for the “geniuses” who suggest that we arm the teachers.

First, do they wear the guns strapped to their hips to give the children comfort? Do they keep them in their offices? If so do they keep them readily available where the children can get them? If they keep them under lock and key will the gunman wait while they get them? Finally does this really solve the problem?

It seems to me that it is like cutting off the top of a weed in the garden. Doing this doesn’t stop it from coming back. I would hope that the rest of us can come up with a better solution.

Nick Somma


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