Georgia School System Will Now Let Staff Carry Guns
We've seen every type of solution in response to recent school shootings. Some of which are unrivaled in their stupidity (see School Arms Teachers Against School Shootings. With Miniature Baseball Bats. and Sheriff's Deputy Advice on Surviving Shootings Misses Major Point). Today brings us another solution which probably won't be popular among leftist groups, what with its gunnish nature.
A Georgia school system is planning to allow employees to carry guns. Cue the protests!
The Laurens County school board has approved a policy allowing select staff to carry guns on school property, in vehicles and at school functions.
Laurens County Schools is believed to be the state's only district to go forward with such a policy.
Teachers and staff who carry guns will do so on a voluntary basis and receive intensive training, Laurens County Schools Superintendent Dan Brigman said. He says the policy will be developed with the county sheriff's department.
Here's a clarification for anti-gun folk with twistable panties.
Brigman said the district is not arming all teachers, "nor will we have teachers or any other staff members 'openly' carrying firearms during the school day. "The processes to support this approved policy will be developed in a very careful and confidential manner in partnership with the Laurens County Sheriff's Department."
According to the superintendent, teachers won't be brandishing scary boom booms in front of the kids. It will be a voluntary group working in tandem with law enforcement. There will be no unhinged teachers practicing their quickdraw during Show and Tell.
The school's decision is sure to bring about cries from gun control pests. Still, what we have here is an actual solution. It may not solve every problem regarding school security, but it's a lot more helpful than a hashtag. Or a bumper sticker. Or a headache inducing whinefest.
Turns out protests don't stop school shooters. A quick thinking adult packing heat, on the other hand, is far more effective when it comes to putting shooty psychos to rest.
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