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Freep a Poll - Daily poll: Should principals and teachers be armed?
NJ.com/Jersey Journal ^

Posted on 12/21/2012 3:39:08 PM PST by ObozoMustGo2012

Rep. Dennis Baxley is suggesting a novel approach for preventing a repeat of the kind of shooting massacre that occurred last Friday in Newtown, Conn.: arm principals and teachers with guns.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: assaultrifles; banglist; guncontrol

1 posted on 12/21/2012 3:39:17 PM PST by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

And give the armed guards freedom from liability and being sued by bloodsucker lawyers.


2 posted on 12/21/2012 3:41:26 PM PST by Ciexyz
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To: ObozoMustGo2012
YES!!!
3 posted on 12/21/2012 3:41:26 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

It’s close:

Thank you for voting!

No 50.58% (879 votes)

Yes 49.42% (859 votes)

Total Votes: 1,738


4 posted on 12/21/2012 3:41:26 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: ObozoMustGo2012; dynachrome

Thank you for voting!
No 50.4% (880 votes)

Yes 49.6% (866 votes)

Total Votes: 1,746


5 posted on 12/21/2012 3:42:30 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012
Pretty much 50/50 at this point. Divided just like America.

I bet if you could see where the votes came from it would look just like the elections.

6 posted on 12/21/2012 3:42:54 PM PST by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, where's your brothers ElCamino ?)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Hell, yes. FReeped!!!


7 posted on 12/21/2012 3:44:11 PM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: GenXteacher

I speak for all liberals when I say that our children should be unprotected. /sarc/


8 posted on 12/21/2012 3:45:52 PM PST by aimhigh ( Guns do not kill people. Planned Parenthood kills people.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Should schools and hospitals have mandatory fire extinguishers?


9 posted on 12/21/2012 3:56:36 PM PST by gasport (An untied bib tie looks sloppy but an untied bow tie means the party is just beginning.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012
Given A. a student is a student is a student [Identity]

Given B. a campus is a campus is a campus [Identity]

Given C. Colleges have campus police.

Logical Conclusion: Ergo school campuses should have police.

oh I forgot that teachers do not learn LOGIC nor COMMON SENSE in universities and teachers` colleges-duhhhhh

10 posted on 12/21/2012 4:01:35 PM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

““I don’t think it’s really a good idea to introduce guns into the classrooms or into schools,” Florida Education Association spokesman Mark Pudlow said to the Associated Press.”

This is dumb because the crazy people have already introduced the guns. That’s why this is necessary.


11 posted on 12/21/2012 4:03:13 PM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Thank you for voting!
Yes 53.47% (1,025 votes)

No 46.53% (892 votes)

Total Votes: 1,917


12 posted on 12/21/2012 4:04:25 PM PST by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

This is not a “novel” idea. Israel requires it’s teachers to be armed, and even the terrorists do not attack schools with guns.


13 posted on 12/21/2012 4:05:34 PM PST by entropy12 (The republic is doomed when people figure out they can get free stuff by voting democrats)
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To: gasport
“Should schools and hospitals have mandatory fire extinguishers?”

ABSOLUTELY NOT! Fire fighting should be left to the professionals. Only professional fire-fighters have the necessary training. If fire extinguishers are accessible to the public, untrained amateurs might take it upon themselves to attempt to use them on a fire.

Look at the statistics. Almost all public buildings, where fires have burned, had fire extinguishers installed. Coincidence? I think not.

14 posted on 12/21/2012 4:08:49 PM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA (Sometimes the "/sarc" tag is just insulting to the reader.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Have to think about the idea. Most teachers and administrators are flaming liberals.


15 posted on 12/21/2012 4:12:14 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

FReeped!

Thank you for voting!
Yes 53.73% (1,037 votes)
No 46.27% (893 votes)
Total Votes: 1,930


16 posted on 12/21/2012 4:13:34 PM PST by Synthesist
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Yes 54.66% (1,086 votes)

No 45.34% (901 votes)

Total Votes: 1,987


17 posted on 12/21/2012 4:15:20 PM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: 2111USMC

No. Just close the public schools permanently. They’re dangerous, they’re expensive, and they’re graduating a bunch of dummies.


18 posted on 12/21/2012 4:17:59 PM PST by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

More government employees? No, probably not. Private armed security guards.


19 posted on 12/21/2012 4:31:27 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: huckfillary

Hell, I’d make armed security a selling point for private schools.

“We take your child’s security seriously”


20 posted on 12/21/2012 4:31:50 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Proud2BeRight

“Have to think about the idea. Most teachers and administrators are flaming liberals.”

If you can’t trust them with guns, why would you trust them with our kids?


21 posted on 12/21/2012 4:37:56 PM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: babygene

“If you can’t trust them with guns, why would you trust them with our kids?”

I don’t.


22 posted on 12/21/2012 4:39:58 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

But I voted yes anyway for tactical reasons. ;-)

Yes 57.26% (1,218 votes)

No 42.74% (909 votes)

Total Votes: 2,127


23 posted on 12/21/2012 4:43:02 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: entropy12
This is not a “novel” idea. Israel requires it’s teachers to be armed, and even the terrorists do not attack schools with guns.

Case in point, from an email I received this morning:

24 posted on 12/21/2012 4:43:21 PM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012; 2ndDivisionVet; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; ...
Freep it! And a Merry Christmas to all poll Freepers! (And if it double posts, you get 2 Merry Christmas's, haha)

FREEP THIS POLL ***PING!*** FRmail me if you want to be added or removed from the Fearless Poll-Freeping Freepers Ping list. (multiple votes using multiple internetz devices are allowed!) And be sure to ping me to any polls that need Freepin', if I miss them. (looks like a medium volume list) (gordongekko909, founder of the pinglist, stays on the list until his ghost signs up for the list)

25 posted on 12/21/2012 4:43:26 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012; 2ndDivisionVet; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; ...
Freep it! And a Merry Christmas to all poll Freepers! (And if it double posts, you get 2 Merry Christmas's, haha)

FREEP THIS POLL ***PING!*** FRmail me if you want to be added or removed from the Fearless Poll-Freeping Freepers Ping list. (multiple votes using multiple internetz devices are allowed!) And be sure to ping me to any polls that need Freepin', if I miss them. (looks like a medium volume list) (gordongekko909, founder of the pinglist, stays on the list until his ghost signs up for the list)

26 posted on 12/21/2012 4:44:32 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: dynachrome

Yup, it doubled. I’ll have to split the ping list when I ping and see if that works again.


27 posted on 12/21/2012 4:47:03 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: Proud2BeRight

“I don’t”

I knew you were going to say that...


28 posted on 12/21/2012 4:54:42 PM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: dynachrome

Yes 58.01% (1,264 votes)

No 41.99% (915 votes)

Total Votes: 2,179


29 posted on 12/21/2012 4:59:54 PM PST by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: MestaMachine

Thanks for da ping!


30 posted on 12/21/2012 5:04:18 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Given a large percentage of public educators are of liberal political persuasion, the issue is which adults should be armed in American schools ? Preferably, an educator will volunteer for such training rather than be mandated against personal beliefs. No parent will believe their child is secure if an anti gun/code pink sympathetic principal is mandated to be armed.


31 posted on 12/21/2012 5:13:45 PM PST by wtd
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Principals, teachers and office staff should all be trained to handle safely a handgun. They should have the option to be armed. It doesn’t matter how many are actually carrying, only that a sicko knows that he does not know which ones are armed. He will be deterred. There will be no shootings, no shootouts.


32 posted on 12/21/2012 5:56:30 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

FReeEEeePED:

Yes 60.34% (1,412 votes)
No 39.66% (928 votes)
Total Votes: 2,340

I am a teacher. I volunteer wholeheartedly to be armed at school!! I will protect your children with deadly force if need be with NO mercy shown to anyone deigning to harm children!!


33 posted on 12/21/2012 6:02:11 PM PST by Bon of Babble (Instant Human....Add Coffee)
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To: Ciexyz
That brings up an interesting point:

I wonder, do schools have a legal responsibility to protect the children when the latter are in those schools? If so, and they fail in their responsibilities, can the school districts be sued for negligence? In other words, can a wrongful death suit be filed against the district, the teachers and their union?

34 posted on 12/21/2012 7:14:11 PM PST by 45Auto (Big holes are (almost) always better.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Thank you for voting!
Yes 61.67% (1,538 votes)

No 38.33% (956 votes)

Total Votes: 2,494


35 posted on 12/21/2012 7:57:53 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Bump.


36 posted on 12/21/2012 8:03:42 PM PST by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: Oatka
Here's another one.I hope it goes viral as well. Image and video hosting by TinyPic
37 posted on 12/21/2012 8:30:07 PM PST by MtnMan101
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To: dynachrome

Yes
62.25% (1,659 votes)

No
37.75% (1,006 votes)

Total Votes: 2,665


38 posted on 12/22/2012 5:52:53 AM PST by TheOldLady
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To: MtnMan101

Thanks. Will use that one also.


39 posted on 12/22/2012 11:26:04 AM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Oatka

Here’s another poll: http://apps.detroitnews.com/apps/polls/index.php


40 posted on 12/22/2012 5:19:23 PM PST by Tigercap
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