An armed soldier in every school?

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Do you support having armed soldiers guard our schools?

  1. Yes, it makes more sense than guarding schools overseas.

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  2. No, it would be a waste of defense spending

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  3. Other, I'll explain in my post

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    We're not sure what benefit we're getting for having our soldiers in Afghanistan, but would rather have a few of them guard schools from crazies.

    Is this a workable idea? I can't think of a downside for our soldiers each spending a few weeks in one of their home area schools. It would help morale and prevent more massacres.
     
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    Why not just train a few teachers and administrators in each school on how to handle weapons and assault situations?
     
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    MMM ...I fully support the military but not in schools unless their recruiting, that's just crazy talk..
     
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    Most of them would never shoot at anyone, even in self-defense. I prefer a trained soldier, but would say yes to anyone who would provide some protection and/or deterrence.
     
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    we can't think of a better way to protect our kids. The soldiers would probably consider it very easy duty in their home area. The point is, keep them overseas, or have them in our schools??
     
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    It's as likely as not that those who volunteered for such duty would shoot back.
     
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    I would just want to be absolutely sure that Mrs. Crabapple isn't going to freeze up at the very moment her training needs to god forbid be put into action.
     
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    Why did you make this about politics?

    Can't we please stop using this horror as a way to push political agendas?
     
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    Prolly why you would handle the situation on a voluntary basis.

    And even if Mrs. Crabapple froze, we'd be no worse off.
     
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    hypocrisy alert ^^^^^^^^^^^^
     

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