During the last week we read about knife attacks on school children in a Chinese elementary school and gun attacks on school children in an American elementary school. In both cases one has to ask, “Where were the teachers and why didn’t they protect the children?” Why were the teachers so ineffectual in protecting innocent children? Could it be because they were unarmed and facing an armed killer?
As we mourn the death of innocents at those schools we owe them a dedicated effort to solve the problem. Part of the solution, must be that we will work to ensure that teachers, principals, and other responsible school employees are encouraged to be armed and trained to be first responders in the event of a school invasion by a killer or killers. We must not allow more innocents to die.
When twenty children are murdered at the Sandy Hook Elementary School and the only thing that stops the killing is that the murderer turns the weapon on himself one has to ask what if he hadn’t decided to murder himself? Would he have killed more children? What was there to stop him? Could unarmed children and unarmed teachers stand against a well armed man? Sure they can run and hide, but he can also seek and find. Wouldn’t it be better if the teachers had a way to respond besides running and hiding? While the teachers are waiting for police to respond the murderer is free to continue murdering innocent children. Does anyone think that is outrageous!?
The obvious need is for all U.S. teachers to be armed and trained in tactical firearms defense techniques. Our school children are disarmed by the school systems. The schools become unsafe, giant “Killing Zones” for would be attackers and serial killers. The school systems need to tell us how they will protect our children from these attackers. The killer who entered Sandy Hook Elementary found it was like shooting fish in a barrel. If I have to send my grandchildren to public schools, I hope we can send them to one where the teachers are all armed.
Why is it that there is no outcry demanding that all teachers who would like to can carry loaded firearms so that there is immediate on-site protection for our children? Perhaps it’s no longer “PC” to suggest that American’s should exercise their Constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Perhaps it’s no longer PC to recommend that the best way to stop a violent killer, whether he is wielding a gun, a knife, a baseball bat, or some other terrible weapon is that he be faced with armed defenders. When school teachers and children are unarmed they are easy prey for serial killers. We have seen these mass murders played out again and again in malls, restaurants, jet airplanes, college campuses, and elementary schools. Meanwhile we continue to demand that the innocents remain unarmed.
Those who designed our Constitution understood how important it is for innocents to be armed so that they can protect themselves against aggressive murderers, thieves, governments, invaders, and the like. When the people are unarmed, they are easy victims for the killers, bullies, tyrants, and thieves among us.
One has to wonder, how far would the killers in Chinese incidents and American school attacks have gotten if all the teachers in the school had been armed and trained? Might they have stopped these killers before such large numbers of innocent children were maimed, and/or murdered?
One job requirement for teachers and other adults workers in schools might be that they carry a loaded gun at all times and be trained in its use so that they can behave as the first line of defense in situations where murderers bring knives, guns, and bombs to attack innocent children. Perhaps being a teacher also requires that person to be a protector or they are not qualified for the job.
The killers forfeit their right to life the minute they begin threatening innocent children and teachers. If ever there was a time when deadly force is justified, it is in the defense of defenseless children. Liberals who demand that all people in public places be unarmed have just created giant killing grounds for the murderers to enjoy free reign without resistance. They have removed the opportunity for defense from the innocent and strengthened the killing power of the murderers. As a retired Police Captain told me yesterday, “Gun Free Zones are really Killing Zones.” Criminals will always have weapons. They don’t obey gun control laws any more than they obey any other laws.
Just as we have outlawed marijuana, other dangerous drugs and alcoholic drinks at one time or another in America and it hasn’t worked, so also it will not work to try to disarm criminals. Only law abiding citizens obey the laws. Disarming citizens makes them prey for the criminals, tyrants, and bullies in our society.
Churches, corporations, hospitals, schools, etc. across America have disarmed every law abiding citizen in their buildings. The problem with this is that criminals will always find a way to get weapons to carry out their criminal activities. Even in China where only the murderous government can have weapons and where all the people are defenseless, the murderers still find a way to arm themselves with knives so they can prey on the defenseless.
The best protection against criminals is an armed public. The more good citizens who carry weapons, the safer the area will be. It may not guarantee safety from bombs, but it will certainly give innocents a fighting chance against these mass murderers.
The fact is, we are solving the wrong problem. The problem is not that guns are available. The problem is that we are not dealing well with those who are mentally ill among us. Read this story from a mother who complains that she needs help dealing with her son who threatens murder all the time: http://thebluereview.org/i-am-adam-lanzas-mother/. Our nation needs to reach out to help families and others deal with those who are mentally ill and pose a danger to others. Those who wish to kill will always find a way to arm themselves so they can prey on the innocent. Many of these mass killers are mentally ill and should have been interred in a facility for the mentally ill long ago for treatment. Most of them have threatened to kill others long before they acted on it. That threat is reason enough to help them with treatment.
Author John R. Lott, in his book “More Guns, Less Crime” helps to cut through all the anti-gun propaganda that our would-be controllers feed us, and tells the truth that the more armed citizens there are in society, the lower the violent crime rates become.
see: http://books.google.com/books/about/More_Guns_Less_Crime.html?id=B1TqrNK3OkAC also see is other book: “The Bias Against Guns, Why Almost Everything You’ve Heard About Gun Control is Wrong”: Link
Doesn’t it stand to reason that an armed teacher has a better chance of protecting his/her children from an aggressive armed murderer than an unarmed teacher has? Where has all the common sense gone?
When governments want to disarm their citizens it is not to protect the children from criminals. It is to gain power over their citizens. It is to make their citizens into subjects. It is to make their citizens powerless so that government can reign over them, plunder them and make all resistance futile. It is to concentrate power in the hands of the few. Both George Washington and Mao Tse Tung knew there was power in being armed. That is why George Washington wanted every citizen, the militia, to be armed and why Mao wanted guns concentrated in the hands of an all powerful government. Washington was concerned for the rights of individuals; Mao only cared about power for the few who ruled the government. Protecting children is government’s excuse for stealing guns. It is not a solution for ending murder. It is, more likely, the means for creating a bloody tyranny that will also plunder children.
If the government and certain citizens want to outlaw guns, then they should be the first to give them up. Let them give up their guns, but not force other free people to give up their guns. Those who would force us to give up our right to keep and bear arms are the bullies and tyrants among us. What we need today is more honest armed citizens, not fewer honest armed citizens. We need to encourage our honest citizens to arm themselves. The better able the innocent are to defend themselves the more it will discourage the thieves and murderers among us. Arm yourselves.
See: “No Firearms Allowed” by Chris Tew: Link
See: “Dark Knight Killings of The Unarmed vs St. James Massacre” by Bill Tew: Link
See: “The Federal Government is Guilty Accomplice in School Shooting in Newtown Connecticut”: Link
See: “Sandy Hook Elementary Murders As An Excuse To Institute Civilian Disarmament Laws in America?” by Bill Tew: Link
See: China School Knife Attack– Link
Did you know…..
??????? A 1997 high school shooting in Pearl, Miss., was halted by the school’s vice principal after he retrieved the Colt .45 he kept in his truck. ??????? A 1998 middle school shooting ended when a man living next door heard gunfire and apprehended the shooter with his shotgun. ??????? A 2002 terrorist attack at an Israeli school was quickly stopped by an armed teacher and a school guard. ??????? A 2002 law school shooting in Grundy , Va. , came to an abrupt conclusion when students carrying firearms confronted the shooter. ??????? A 2007 mall shooting in Salt Lake City, Utah , ended when an armed off-duty police officer intervened. ??????? A 2009 workplace shooting in Houston , Texas , was halted by two coworkers who carried concealed handguns. ??????? A 2012 church shooting in Aurora , Colo. , was stopped by a member of the congregation carrying a gun. ??????? At the recent mall shooting in Portland , Ore. , the gunman took his own life minutes after being confronted by a shopper carrying a concealed weapon.
2500 times last year alone legal gun owners stopped violent crime when confronted with it long before any police assistance … Of course, you probably didn’t know any of this because mainstream media doesn’t find it worth reporting.
See: Teachers, It’s time to Arm Yourselves– Link
See: It’s Time to Discuss Arming Teachers– Link
See: Guns for Teachers– Link
See: “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother”: Link
See: “Utah Educators Learn What It Takes To Take a Gun to Class– Link
See: “More that 150 Utah Teachers Go to Gun Class” Link
See: “Targeting Schools”– Link
See: Evil is Coming (the police are 15 minutes away)Link
See: “Federal Government Has No Authority to Regulate Firearms” —