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Should teachers carry guns? Show more Show less
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With the rise of gun violence and school shootings, many people believe that the school environment can be safer for everyone if teachers carry guns and have a defensive weapon to use against school shooters and other school aggressors.

No, teachers should not carry guns Show more Show less

Schools are meant to be safe places for learning. Teachers shouldn't be promoting the possibility of violence by carrying guns.
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Guns can end up in the wrong teacher's hands.

Background checks aren't perfect, and teachers aren't necessarily good candidates to carry a gun. Carrying a gun can also cause people to have an illusion of power and can change classroom dynamics.
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