Teachers can secretly bring guns to classes?

Kasey Hansen is a twenty six year old teacher who works with elementary, middle, and high school students with hearing impairments in the Granite School District. Hansen also brings someone, or should Idownload say something called Lucy. Now Lucy is Hansen’s pink handgun that she carries with her everyday, to the fourteen schools she works with. She got her concealed-carry permit after the Shady Hook shooting. The shooting upset her too the point that she decided that she needed to “protect” her students from anything like the Shady Hook shooting. Hansen advocates that every teacher should carry a gun to the their class room.

How is this possible? In twenty eight states it is legal for adults to bring a legally owned firearm to a schools hallways. It is also legal for the school not to tell anybody about who has a gun in the school. If one were to ask about that kind of information most schools will not comment.

Should teachers be allowed to carry concealed firearms to classes? If you were to ask Hansen she would say, “of course!” Me on the other hand I would disagree with her. I have personal experience with firearms from growing up with guns and teaching other people how to properly shoot a gun, and I have to say that some people can not handle a firearm safely. Shooting a gun is not as easy as it seedownload (2)ms in the movies. A firearm, a handgun especially, are difficult to aim accurately even when not your not under any stress. The kickback from some guns is enough to make someone lose their balance and it takes practice not to flinch at a gunshot. The gunshot itself is deafening without proper ear protection. All of these factors can make one emotionally distressed which is the last thing you want to be while handling a firearm. If a teacher can’t handle that kind of stress, he or she should not have a gun. The teacher in mind would must also be emotionally and mentally stable at all times, especially when working with kids that could provoke a teacher to be on their bad side. If teachers did not carry guns a certain incident could have been avoided. The dean, Shaun Harrison, of a Boston High School shot a teenager (name has not been released) in the head. The dean was running a marijuana distribution ring and the teenager had been hired by him. This shows even teachers and other factuality can be just dangerous with a gun like a criminal.

Russell T Kocher

Hello all! Let me introduce myself, my name is Russell Kocher born and raised in Montgomery County and I’m no stranger to Washington DC. I’m currently attending USG to obtain a degree in communications. When I was in high school I found my passion for video and TV production. From the moment I started writing the morning announcements and sketches that introduced them, I loved it. Along with storyboarding, using the camera and editing. I was always behind the scenes making sure everything was running smoothly. That is why I chose to major in communications, hone my skills in that field of work. In my spare time I like to snowboard in the winter, surf in the summer, and skate in the fall and spring.