Poll Should teachers in American schools be armed

first_img 37,967 Views Image: SIPA USA/PA Images Poll Results: YesNoI don’t knowVote https://jrnl.ie/3867453 Image: SIPA USA/PA Images Poll: Should teachers in American schools be armed? What do you think? Share16 Tweet Email1 I don’t know (302) Feb 23rd 2018, 9:06 AM center_img By Paul Hosford Yes (1421) No (12603) 166 Comments US PRESIDENT DONALD Trump has made headlines this week by suggesting some teachers be armed.Trump was speaking in the aftermath of last week’s school shooting in Florida which left 17 people dead.Trump says teachers would be able to “immediately fire back if a savage sicko came to a school with bad intentions”. Writing for this site, security specialist Dr Tom Clonan says the idea is “sinister”. “It is a statement of the absurd, uttered by an appalling president in the presence of school children, to placate the despicable lobby that is the NRA.”What do you think?We’re asking: Should teachers in American schools be armed? Short URL Friday 23 Feb 2018, 9:05 AM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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