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Oregon school district allowing CCW teachers to carry

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by sapper77, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. sapper77

    sapper77 Linn County Active Member

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  2. simpleguy

    simpleguy Clackamas Active Member

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    'bout time!
     
  3. soberups

    soberups Newberg Well-Known Member

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    My guess is that the teachers with permits were already carrying anyway; the new policy will simply allow them to do so without fearing for their jobs in the event that they needed to draw their weapons. I know of several teachers who have decided that saving the lives of themselves and their students takes precedence over keeping their jobs in the aftermath of a school shooting incident.
     
  4. robertg

    robertg Sandy Oregon Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    I know of several teachers with a CCW, they just don't talk about it. I believe it's a lot more common that you think. But to be really effective there would need to be a large sign on the door of the school indicating that there were armed teachers and staff. That would end all school shootings.
     
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    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    robertg Sandy Oregon Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Yeah, like that!
     
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    chemist Beaverton OR Well-Known Member

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    I honestly don't see the downside. Like Hickok45 says, "Right, as soon as we're armed we turn into cold-blooded killers!"
    Think about all the ways we entrust our most precious children to teachers every school day. They don't need firearms to do harm if it's their intention, nor does the presence of a weapon necessarily facilitate or aggravate any wrongdoing they might consider.

    All the CCW does is level the field, and give pause to those considering mayhem. It only takes one sheepdog among the sheep....
     
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    Trick St Helens Active Member

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    This was the original policy up until the Sandy Hook mess last year that caused a bunch of knee jerk reactions all over the country that were based on nothing but emotion. All they have done in St Helens is to return to their senses......let's hope that level headed thinking will return to the other schools/districts across the state and country.

    But what did you expect from the town that recently brought you AR raffles for softball fundraising! :) Pushing back that liberal sprawl to PDX where it belongs.
     
  9. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Guns in Oregon schools big news for Seattle’s Carlson

    Reports over the weekend that the St. Helens School District in Oregon will allow teachers with concealed handgun licenses to bring guns to campus have caused an eruption of public angst rivaling that of the mountain after which the district is named, and KVI’s morning talk jock John Carlson spoke about the controversy during his Monday broadcast.

    Guns in Oregon schools big news for Seattle?s Carlson - Seattle gun rights | Examiner.com
     
  10. Gaucho Gringo

    Gaucho Gringo Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    You don't need a gun to kill 5 innocent people, the brutal murder of a mother and 4 children in NYC this weekend proved this fact very well. All you need is a knife, even rocks have been killing people since before Biblical times. Unfortunately the anti gun agenda is about not protection "For The Children", their ultimate goal is control not protection. If it was there would be more funding for mental health and less for militarization of our local police. We have to recognize that these people are dangerous Goebbels like master propagandists and not some misguided left wing neighbor. The incident in NYC this weekend and the deafening silence from the left only because a gun WAS NOT USED in a brutal murder involving children just cries out the hypocrisy of the gun control movement in our country. They can't get any mileage out of it so they just conveniently ignore it.
     
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    Sabertooth Josephine County Active Member

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    Not happening in the Medford school dist. Teacher took leagel action all the way to the Oregon Supream court,,,, and lost. She has been fired.
     
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    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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