View Full Version : Another counter argument to armed school staff

12-23-2012, 06:10 PM
What if it not a student or intruder but a trusted adult decides to kill?

There is percedent to support this argument,
of these incidents happened after 1900 (smokeless powder repeating arm widespread and cheap) and before WWII, before WWII propaganda normalized and electronic passive entertainment sexualized and trivialized armed conflict.

Camargo IL: teacher Fletcher R. Barnett shot and killed another teacher, Eva C. Wiseman, in front of her class at a school near Camargo, Illinois. After shooting at a pupil who came to help Miss Wiseman and wounding himself in a failed suicide attempt he waited in the classroom until a group of farmers came to lynch him. He then ran out of the school building, grabbed a gun from one of the farmers and shot himself again, before running away and leaping into a well where he finally drowned

Inman SC: 17-year-old student at Inman High school, was shot and fatally wounded by his teacher Reuben Pitts after he had jerked a rod from Pitts' hands to resist punishment. According to the teacher, Foster struck the pistol Pitts had drawn to defend himself, thus causing its discharge. Pitts was later acquitted of murder.

Lincoln, NE Prof. John Weller shot and wounded Prof. Harry Kurz in a corridor of the University of Nebraska, apparently because of his impending dismissal at the end of the semester. After shooting Kurz Weller tried to escape, but was surrounded by police on the campus, whereupon he killed himself with a shot in the chest.

Downey, CA: Dr. Vernon Blythe shot and killed his wife Eleanor, as well as his 8-year old son Robert at Gallatin grammar school and committed suicide after firing three more shots at his other son Vernon. His wife, who had been a teacher at the school, had filed for divorce the week before.

Asheville, NC: Dr. C. O. Swinney shot and fatally wounded his 16-year-old daughter Nellie in a reception room at Normal and Collegiate Institute. He then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.

12-23-2012, 07:29 PM
Don't mind him, he just has to dance in the blood, for the children.

12-23-2012, 07:43 PM

12-23-2012, 07:56 PM
Tis not he who is 'dancing in the blood'.


CK 17
12-23-2012, 09:06 PM
But take away their union rights? WI gov. Walker said he wouldn't take away union rights of the police and firefighters because they were public safety. Now it seems the teachers are public safety as well.