So what if armed guards are placed in schools?

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    Then there is a Mall shooting, so armed guards need to be placed there. Then a Church shooting and armed guards are placed there. Then a bus station shooting....and

    You getting the message? The NRA would be happy if everyone is packing. Back to the old west. More guns will not solve the problem.:doubt:
     
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    The Wild West was pretty awesome though.
     
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    There ya to again using your noggin...


    But seriously,
    Where does it stop? Do we have guards everywhere...? Or do we do the logical thing, IMHO, and let law abiding licensed folks protect themselves with a concealed weapon?

    Yep, even a teacher if she so chooses.
     
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    Every seen the armed guards at these places? I wouldn't trust them to hit the side of a barn if push came to shove.

    I don't think the NRA wants the wild west, nor do they want everyone armed. I think they were suggesting what the public thinks it wants... a feel good safety net.

    Also... suggesting armed guards in schools is nothing new. Many schools already HAVE armed guards on campus.
     
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    What a sad, sad reflection of American society if armed guards are roaming public school hallways.
     
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    its the norm in san francisco schools...and has been for a very very long time.
     
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    Citizens arming themselves for personal protection only really isn’t the issue; the notion of arming schools, hospitals, and other public venues is idiotic, however, where armed individuals are using firearms to ‘fight crime’ other than for their personal defense.

    The notion of designated-armed individuals exchanging gunfire with criminal suspects in a public place is ridiculous – there will be as many injured and killed innocent victims from ‘friendly fire’ as criminal, if not more.
     
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    Yep, and what's even sadder is they are there to protect teachers and students form other students. We have a social problem alright, we're not teaching our children proper values.
     
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    So who is supposed to teach "proper values"? I thought the parents of the children were supposed to take care of that, not the teachers.

    As far as arming teachers in schools? Really? Because many of you conservatives have stated REPEATEDLY that teachers get too much money, and have put in many cuts to education.

    Think about it...............you go ahead and arm the teachers, but what happens when the conservatives start going after teachers pay and union rights? Do you REALLY want to see a hostage situation where it's not the union that negotiates for the teachers, but rather someone with a weapon who has a whole classroom hostage?

    Oh................and as far as small government goes, putting armed guards in the schools sure ain't the way to go. Besides, who's gonna pay for it? The NRA?
     
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    You might want to pull you head out of your little fantasy land, we already have armed guards at schools, hospitals, malls and even the VA clinic I go to has two armed security people on duty all the time. Criminals and gangs have made these security measures necessary.
     

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