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12-14-2012, 08:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Scotto74 View Post
just trying to think of an affordable way to protect the schools. Schools can't afford armed security they can hardly afford to pay teachers.

what about as part of national guard services you have to do a rotation as armed school security
That's not a bad idea. I wonder how it would work numbers-wise.

The problem with that is that you're not solving the problem. Sick people will find other ways to inflict damage. There's a special kind of illness to carry this out at an elementary school, but picture day care centers...middle schools, high schools, colleges, movie theaters.

You can't put armed guards everywhere. A friend of mine lost her brother in the Virgina Tech massacre. How do you close off a whole campus to protect those kids?

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