Our own Lloyd Lofthouse explained in detail why it was absurd to arm teachers. He wrote as a Marine who became a teacher. Trump is unlikely to read this blog, but perhaps he saw this article which was published in the New York Times.
Anthony Swofford, now a college professor in West Virginia, said “I Was a Marine. I Don’t Want a Gun in My Classroom.”
He writes that as a Marine, he received “hundreds of hours” of training to use his assault rifle.
By contrast, the shooter at Stoneman Douglas High School had zero hours of training.
“There is no reason that any civilian, of any age, should possess this rifle.”
He scoffed at Trump’s proposal to arm teachers. Trump said that coach Aaron Feis could have shot the killer and saved his life and the lives of students.
“This is absurd. More likely, had…
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