Hundreds of Teachers Attend Weapons Training

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Teachers from 15 states signed up for weapons training sponsored by the Buckeye Firearms Association in the wake of the Newton, Conn. school shooting massacre. The three-day training will teach over 600 teachers how to properly use firearms to protect themselves and their students from a school shooting. 

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This is nuts. Better they

This is nuts. Better they should arm themselves with non-lethal bear spray. It reaches forty feet and forms an impenetrable tear gas barrier. If it can stop a charging grizzly, it can stop an armed assailant. Tear gas "sprinklers" could be installed in schools to be set off like a fire alarm, and each student could be given a gas mask. A shootout with guns is likely to produce lots of collateral damage. Even stun guns will work better than firearms.