Trump’s Plan To Protect Schools

President Trump after a sit down with victims of the Parkland School Shooting, stated he has plans to consider allowing trained teachers, staffers, and veterans to conceal carry firearms at schools “very strongly.”

Regarding concealed carry President Trump said it, “only works where you have people very adept at using firearms, of which you have many. And it would be teachers and coaches. If the coach had a firearm in his locker when he ran at this guy — that coach was very brave, saved a lot of lives I suspect — but if he had a firearm, he wouldn’t have had to run. He would have shot and that would have been the end of it. And this would only be, obviously, for people that are very adept at handling a gun. And it would be, it’s called concealed carry, where a teacher would have a concealed gun on them. They’d go for special training. And they would be there and you would no longer have a gun-free zone. Gun-free zone to a maniac…is let’s go in, and let’s attack. Because bullets aren’t coming back at us. And if you do this, and a lot of people are talking about it, and it’s certainly a point that we’ll discuss, but concealed carry for teachers and for people of talent — of that type of talent.”

He also stated that teachers with the ability to handle guns, “could very well end the attack very quickly. And the good thing about a suggestion like that, and we’re going to be looking at it very strongly, and I think a lot of people are going to be opposed to it. I think a lot of people are going to like it, but the good thing is that you’ll have a lot of people with that. You know, you can’t have 100 security guards in Stoneman Douglas. That’s a big school. It’s a massive school, with a lot of acreage to cover, a lot of floor area. And so, that would be, certainly, a situation that is being discussed a lot by a lot of people. You’d have a lot of people that’d be armed. They’d be ready. They’re professionals. They may be Marines that left the Marines, left the Army, left the Air Force, and they’re very adept at doing that. You’d have a lot of them, and they’d be spread evenly throughout the school. So, the other thing, I really believe that if these cowards knew that the school was well-guarded, from the standpoint of having, pretty much, professionals with great training, I think they wouldn’t go into the school to start off with. I think it could very well solve your problem. So, we’ll be doing the background checks. We’ll be doing a lot of different things. But we’ll certainly be looking at ideas like that.”

 
  • Tony Barreda

    Yea, after Trump sat down with the survivors, he met with the NRA to ask for permission to ban bump stocks and “better background checks. What a man. I guess now he would double the contribution from $30 million to $60 mil. All heart,

    • Chris Robinette

      I am a member of the NRA and I see no use for bump stocks and as for background checks, just fix the DAMN FBI computer system for faster replies to the submitted checks. The damn shrinks need to submit those mentally sick persons to authorities to investigate and supply the name to the FBI computers. And the Justice department should add those name of those with restraining orders and stalking charges against them.

  • JimMay

    Sounds like a good plan to me.

  • WhiteFalcon

    Maybe he should look at what they have done in Israel. They had a problem like that many years ago, and the problem stopped many years ago. What did they do over there? Sounds to me like a good starting place.

  • Ruth Hammons

    Sounds good….and people have to realize this is mostly political….or that kids are jsut getting more ill as time goes by. BUT I believe there are many good kids who are nto buying into the politically correct nonsense and have parents that care. But also there are many that ARE buying into this mess and tha tis seriously messed up!