…ns and knives across his tenure, and the rise in school security that never seems to be sufficient. Now many lobbyists and politicians would have us believe that these teachers, who are by their very nature and choice of profession nurturers — who spend eight hours of every day and every year trying to mold our children into the best possible human beings they can be — should also carry guns and be able to kill these same children at a moment’s notice.
They are saying it is okay if a teacher shoots one of their students.
Only if the kid has a gun, of course. Or a knife. Or a ruler… it looked like a knife. The kid made it look like a knife. Maybe somebody screamed, “It’s a knife!” It’s hard to pick out on the bodycam footage, but it sure looked like a knife.
Yes, teachers will be wearing bodycams. Just like cops, who have hours of training and years of experience and shoot the wrong person every day.
And nobody liked that kid anyway.