Teacher under fire for carrying 45mm toy gun around school campus

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I know there is a lot of controversy about this...I do believe the 45mm will accomplish the one shot stop...How many of those will fit in a "clip" [smile]
 

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“We need to look at any mitigating factors: how (the gun) was discovered, when it was discovered, how it was handled,” Hamblett said. “Rest assured, we take any threat seriously.”
My only question is this: What exactly was the threat posed by a toy gun possessed by a teacher?

I'm still waiting for an answer.

If we're going to start treating anything that invokes irrational hysteria on the part of some group as constituting a threat, then what about the kids who faint at learning that biology classes might include dissections? (I know, we've pretty much eliminated this or at least made it voluntary, resulting in a total lack of lab skills on the part of many so-called science majors.)

People like this are a complete waste of oxygen.

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If you take the poll linked on that site, it's 85% that the teacher should not be fired, 15% that he should.

I was surprised it was so heavy in his favor.
 

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I walked around school today with a Hilti powder actuated nail gun. I was instructing my students on proper use, and had them each complete an on-line evaluation for safety. I suspect that the Hilti is a LOT more dangerous than the toy "45mm", and, being a vocational school, not a soul had any problems with my equipment. I am curious, however, about how some would react to a realistic looking toy gun on my person...


Chris
 
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