COMMENTARY: Guards Don’t Address Problem

Posted: February 5, 2013 at 5 a.m.

The Arkansas Legislature’s only answer to dealing with the mass shootings plaguing our nation and especially its public schools is to arm the potential victims.

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It's too bad that the whole gun problem has been reduced to only mass shootings in schools--or mass shootings in churches, theaters, malls, etc. The problem is bigger than mass shootings.

Posted by: Coralie

February 5, 2013 at 1:34 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

But Ockert rightly points out that the persons selected to be armed guards might themselves have some mental health problems.
Haven't we seen news articles about teachers, staff, and even principals who have psychological problems or nervous breakdowns?
The same is true in any field.

Posted by: Coralie

February 5, 2013 at 2:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )