Skip to comments.Texas Town Allows Teachers to Carry Concealed Guns
Posted on 12/21/2012 3:38:29 PM PST by grundle
In this tiny Texas town, children and their parents don't give much thought to safety at the community's lone school mostly because some of the teachers are carrying concealed weapons.
In remote Harrold, the nearest sheriff's office is 30 minutes away, and people tend to know and trust one another. So the school board voted to let teachers bring guns to school.
"We don't have money for a security guard, but this is a better solution," Superintendent David Thweatt said. "A shooter could take out a guard or officer with a visible, holstered weapon, but our teachers have master's degrees, are older and have had extensive training. And their guns are hidden. We can protect our children."
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Just think how terrifying it must be for a evil scumbag to walk into a school with evil on his mind and knowing someone in the school could bust a cap on him before he can carry out his evil deed.
Ever notice you don’t have mass shootings in Detroit schools. (aside from the random gang shooting)
Gang bangers are armed and anybody who goes in there thinking about shooting 20 or 30 people is going to get severely ventilated.
Its refreshing to see a common sense approach.
If my kids were going to this school, my comfort level would be awesomely high, knowing that the adults there were prepared to do whatever it takes to protect them.
That’s true accountability right there. No dependency on the man. That’s owning it.
As the Comic Ron White says: “If you come to TEXAS and you kill one of us, we will kill you back!”