What You Said: Should teachers be permitted to carry guns in schools?

Posted at 10:00 AM, Feb 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-20 10:00:00-05

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The horrible spectacle of another school shooting -- 17 people were killed in this latest incident -- has re-ignited the long-simmering debate over what to do about this problem.

One idea has been to permit teachers to carry guns while in school in the hope that armed teachers would be able to deter or stop a shooting.

READ: Are more armed teachers the answer or 'common sense gun laws'?

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones is even offering free classes to teachers who want to get trained and licensed to carry concealed weapons.

We'd like to know what you think: Should teachers be permitted to carry guns while in school?

Please share your opinions with us, and we'll publish some of the most interesting and representative in our What You Said feature later this week.

There are a few ways you can share your thoughts:

You can share your written thoughts, a video file, an audio file or simply a tweet or Facebook comment.

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  1. Keep it clean.
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  3. Keep it real.

That's about it. We'll publish What You Said later this week.

You can also go to our Feedback Friday page and share your thoughts there on the issues of the day.