Biden’s World: No Firearms Training for Teachers

Biden’s World: No Firearms Training for Teachers

Joe Biden doesn’t want our children’s teachers to defend themselves or their students with firearms, even though they could very well save lives. Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, has made his disdain for the Second Amendment and legal gun owners very clear. He actually seems proud of that disdain and, on his candidate website, lists every anti-gun action he will take if he becomes President of the United States. One of Biden’s pledges is to: “Prohibit the use of federal funds to arm or train educators to discharge firearms.” What’s Biden’s logic for preventing such training? “ We should be passing rational gun laws, not requiring educators who already have too much on their plates to also protect the safety of their students. Biden supports barring states from using federal dollars to arm or train educators to discharge firearms,” continues the campaign’s website. Apparently, Biden was referring to a 2018 promise made by President Donald J. Trump to provide such funding to help train teachers and other school staff in firearms safety and self-defense. But notice how he shifts from “requiring” (no one is seriously suggesting requiring teachers to do this) with “barring states” from using federal dollars to train teachers. Like most anti-gun extremists, Biden believes that simply turning a blind eye to reality will somehow change that reality. No one, of course, wants people bent on mayhem and murder to get into our schools. Yet, the reality is these tragedies have happened, and could very […]

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