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    Texas town allows teachers to carry concealed guns

    HARROLD, Texas (AP) — In this tiny Texas town, children and their parents don't give much thought to safety at the community's lone school — mostly because some of the teachers are carrying concealed weapons.
    In remote Harrold, the nearest sheriff's office is 30 minutes away, and people tend to know — and trust — one another. So the school board voted to let teachers bring guns to school.
    "We don't have money for a security guard, but this is a better solution," Superintendent David Thweatt said. "A shooter could take out a guard or officer with a visible, holstered weapon, but our teachers have master's degrees, are older and have had extensive training. And their guns are hidden. We can protect our children."

    Texas town allows teachers to carry concealed guns - Yahoo! News
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    Good for them. I wish more would actually stand up like this.
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    While it will sound to some like a horrible idea, I think it's probably the most sensible answer to the problem. Also if you can't trust teachers and lectures with firearms who would you trust?
    "all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" Edmund Burke.
    "the world is a dangerous place place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who do not do anything about it" Albert Einstein

 

 

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