Teachers in one Texas school district have been given approval to carry guns, apparently just in case some psycho manages to make it through the already-in-place security measures.
The report says:
Recent school shootings in the United States have prompted some calls for school officials to allow students and teachers to carry legally concealed weapons into classrooms.
The US Congress once barred guns at schools nationwide, but the US Supreme Court struck the law down, although state and local communities could adopt their own laws. Texas bars guns at schools without the school’s permission. (read more here)
Okay, I can see the reasoning behind it — there are certainly plenty of nutters out there keen to make a name for themselves — but come on, how about that Taser I’ve been asking for?