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Schools are suppose to be a safe haven for students and yet schools have become an easy target for mass shootings. the solution is to arm teachers, train them and increase security measures in the hope that the children will be safe.
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Lawmakers Advance Bill To Strengthen School Safety - WABI TV5

Lawmakers Advance Bill To Strengthen School Safety - WABI TV5 | Guns and Schools | Scoop.it
A pair of bills aimed at beefing up security at Maine's schools were presented to the education committee Thursday. The nearly identical measures direct the Department of Education to take a fre...
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Shootings and violence in schools should increase security measures along time ago but only after a horrific tragedy does the issue become important enough to address.

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Parents applaud teachers with guns

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It is nice to see suppoert for teachers being armed to protect students.

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Arm The Teachers Florida Bill Puts Guns In Elementary Schools - The Inquisitr - The Inquisitr

Arm The Teachers Florida Bill Puts Guns In Elementary Schools - The Inquisitr - The Inquisitr | Guns and Schools | Scoop.it
Arm The Teachers Florida Bill Puts Guns In Elementary Schools - The Inquisitr
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An effort to arm the teachers with guns in Florida schools is being debated on the Florida House floor.
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The concept of teachers armed to protect students is not new. but only in america has it just started to become a nessessity for the protection of students.

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How even background checks for guns failed to pass in America - CNN (blog)

How even background checks for guns failed to pass in America - CNN (blog) | Guns and Schools | Scoop.it
How even background checks for guns failed to pass in America
CNN (blog)
Twenty U.S. schoolchildren and six teachers were murdered in a single rampage in Newtown, Connecticut last December.
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just checking backgounds will not stop criminals from getting guns.

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Sandy Hook Attack Prompts School Safety Improvements - fox2now.com

Sandy Hook Attack Prompts School Safety Improvements - fox2now.com | Guns and Schools | Scoop.it
Sandy Hook Attack Prompts School Safety Improvements
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Wednesday some seventy district administrators, university security officials and school resource police officers attended a school security seminar sponsored by Tech Electronics, a St.
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Why does a tragedy have to happen for people to correct a problem? Schools are now targets for shootings but it is not the gun that should be blamed.

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Missouri School Trains Teachers to Carry Guns

Missouri School Trains Teachers to Carry Guns | Guns and Schools | Scoop.it
The response to a firearm training program for teachers was mostly positive at a grammar school in the wooded Ozarks, where some have shot their first deer by age 6. (Teachers with guns?!
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Training teachers to protect students is a positive step in preventing other mass shootings.

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All Worked Up About Guns - New York Times (blog)

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All Worked Up About Guns
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As a guy who works with words for a living, I marvel at the gun lobby's gift for turning logic inside out.
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Emotional decisions do not make logical choices but the gun control movement is on the warpath to create more gun control but will it protect schools?

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Some teachers, retired law enforcement officers could carry guns in Tennessee schools

Some teachers, retired law enforcement officers could carry guns in Tennessee schools | Guns and Schools | Scoop.it
Guns in Tennessee schools (Some teachers, retired law enforcement officers could carry guns in Tennessee schools http://t.co/we4hLUg5UP via @memphisnews)...
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Trained professionals such as military or police training will protect students if they are allowed to carry a firearm.

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