Some people embrace a spirited political debate and others cover their ears and run for the hills when the "p-word" comes up. Two things that are certain are that most people aren't neutral about the subject and that politics cannot be completely ignored.
A Google search on "arming teachers" pulls up these headlines:
The real question, now as then, is how to keep citizens safe while honoring the spirit and intent of the Constitution's Second Amendment.
It's not hard to see a future where many states allow so-called "constitutional carry" - your gun on your hip or in your purse - so long as it's not a submachine gun.
"The two occupants just look like people that were involved in a robbery. The driver looks more like one of our suspects, just because of the wide-set nose. I couldn't get a good look at the passenger."
- Officer Jeronimo Yanez
SECOND AMENDMENT: SUBJECT OF HOT DEBATE
Debating the Second Amendment is not something we will do here. All we will say is that the Second Amendment is open to interpretation based on history and context. Well-meaning people can argue that the average law-abiding citizen has the inviolable right to own or possess a firearm. Other well-meaning people may argue that the right only goes so far, or does not apply to the individual citizen at all.