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Response to gejohnston (Reply #64)

Tue May 8, 2018, 09:45 PM

67. Scientific American says different--

Show me a good study where you are statistically safer with the gun.
https://academic.oup.com/aje/article/160/10/929/140858

I can only assume that you would support great research.

I have said this before--I do actually protect my household with a safely-kept rifle and shotgun.
I am kinda on your aide.

This does not need to be a big issue--most people do not need numerous rifles and shotguns to be safe.
I do not understand, in any way, why this should be an issue for any progressive.

I work as a teacher in a northern state. The idea that we should have some teachers packing heat in the off-chance that a kid comes in with an AR-15 is just plain nuts. That is what it is---plain crazy.

The concept that a teacher should engage in some firefight-rather than getting kids to safety is nuts. It is crazy and irresponsible.

This is true-you would be pissed off if a teacher was more focused on the enemy than getting your own kids out.
As a teacher--I will do anything to keep the kids safe. That is normally to get them out. I say "fuck you" if you think my job is engaging in some crazy firefight.

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