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Newtown Board of Education and Parents: Give Us Armed Protection

Unknown3rdParty Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:15 PM
Armed guards are better than no guards, but how about letting teachers and/or administrators be legally and lawfully armed with concealed carry permits and guns? And to those who are afraid that the children will discover the guns in their teachers' desk drawers, the guns don't belong in desks, not in bags, not in lockers, but concealed on one's person. If the unthinkable happens, you won't have time to run to your desk first.
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:30 PM
that shpuld be left up to each district
Phillep Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 6:19 PM
It should be left up to the teachers if they carry. And the firearm belongs on the person, not in a drawer or locked up.

The Newtown Board of Education has been analyzing different ways to keep schools safe since the tragedy in December and now, they're asking for armed protection throughout the school district. More from NBC Connecticut:


Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve the request to include one additional full-time Newtown police at each of the elementary schools in next year's budget.

Today, members of the board will be meeting with state and federal officials about obtaining...