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Poll: Most Americans Would Feel Safer with Armed Guard at their Child’s School

Cosda Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 9:14 PM
Trouble is the NEA and the aversion of a lot of teachers towards firearms and the last thing we need is arming relunctant people. A few willing teachers in each school would be great but how about taking some of the expensive and useless SWAT budget and but some of those guys on school patrol before the disaster instead of showing up for the clean up.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 5:50 AM
ALLOWING and encouraging concealed carry is NOT making reluctant people be armed.

We might offer a bonus to those who got their carry permit and were regularly armed at school.

and if not enough employees participated,then deduct 5% from everyone's paychecks to pay for armed guards. B-)
The Texas Eagle Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 9:39 PM
There's not as much aversion as you might think. I am a high school principal, and Texas CHL instructor. I gave a class for 19 school-related employees last week and have many requests to conduct more training. I have a large number of teachers, that already have, or would like to obtain their CHL so that we can provide adequate security for the children we are responsible for during the school day. I take my responsibility for teaching and protecting my students very seriously.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the NRA proposed placing an armed police officer in every school saying that it’s “the one thing we can do immediately that can make our children more safe.” Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter slammed the proposal, calling it a “completely dumb*** idea,” but a Rasmussen poll finds that most Americans don’t agree—especially among parents of school-aged children.  

Fifty-four percent (54%) of American adults would feel safer if their child's school had an armed security guard. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 26% would feel...