Skip to comments.Teachers And Guns: An Educator Explains Why She Learned To Shoot
Posted on 01/27/2013 6:13:43 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
North Carolina public-school employee Michelle Fish can't take a gun to school. But that didn't stop the 42-year-old elementary school librarian from recently participating in a daylong seminar on how to handle and carry a gun.
Fish was one of a dozen or so educators in the Tar Heel State who attended the free firearms training course at Triangle Krav Maga combat center in Cary, just west of the capital, Raleigh.
"I'm still debating whether I want to even have a gun of my own," Fish tells AOL Jobs. "But I wanted to be well informed if I decide to do that." (Fish asked to be identified by her maiden name to protect her privacy.) North Carolina law bans bringing firearms, concealed or carried openly, to any public or private school or school-sponsored event, though since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Conn., last month, some advocates have argued that teachers should be armed.
Fish, who is married and has a young son, says that she's also considering other forms of personal protection such as pepper spray or a taser gun. Her concern is driven by the Sandy Hook shootings, in which 20 first graders and six adults died, as well as the killing spree at a Aurora, Colo., movie theater last July in which 12 people died. Closer to home, Fish says, several break-ins at homes in the county in which she lives have also left her feeling more vulnerable...
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Heck no! In all probability, pepper spray would probably make the attacker furious, and inclined to do a lot more harm.....
A good guy with a gun didn’t slaughter 27 people at Sandy Hook.
Plus shooting is fun!
Yep! Unloading a stack of 30 rounds loaded in a magazine is fun!
It actually does. Saw one black dude got pepper sprayed back in high school by our school security guy and he just got more pissed off and smoked the poor security guy. We then ganged up on the guy as apparently later on, the principal told us he was stalking one of our coed classmates and had a criminal record.
Nope. I’d prefer a .357 Magnum but the law says I can’t carry a gun to work.
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