Classroom doors that can be locked from the inside.

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Sonic200
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12 Jul 2022, 10:40 am

They have been talking about putting locks on classroom doors that can be locked from the inside in response to school shootings. Why are they talking about doing this instead of talking about banning guns? Wouldn't banning guns be easier?



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12 Jul 2022, 8:43 pm

Sonic200 wrote:
Wouldn't banning guns be easier?

No.

:arrow: But let's assume a law which totally bans personal ownership of guns in the US survives the political war against it and gets passed...

:?: Now what is an easy thing to do about all the guns people already have?
:?: Is having government collect those guns an easy thing, or even a possible thing?

:arrow: There is actually a fairly simple exercise you can do to determine that answer yourself :arrow:

1. Get on Google maps, click to satellite picture view & go through every square foot of ground in the country, noting and labeling the drug gang meeting places.
When you are done with that in a few years get back to us with the number of drug gang meeting places you found and labeled.


2. Get on Google maps, click to satellite picture view & go through every square foot of ground in the country, noting and labeling how many houses and mobile homes you have found.
When you are done with that in about five years years get back to us with the number of houses and mobile homes you have found.


3. Get on Google maps, click to satellite picture view & go through every square foot of ground in the country, noting and labeling how many apartment buildings you have found, and how many apartments each of them has.
When you are done with that in about three years years get back to us with the number apartments you found.


4. Get on Google maps, click to satellite picture view& then zoom in all the way to street view & go through every square foot of every street in the country, noting and labeling how many automobiles, cars, trucks, motorcycles you have found.
When you are done with that in about four years years get back to us with the number automobiles you found.


5. Now figure how long it would take & how many law enforcement personnel it would take to thoroughly search each location in the 4 points above for hidden guns.


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15 Jul 2022, 10:23 am

Where I live, all classroom doors lock from the inside.
Teachers have to keep doors shut and locked when teaching.
For one thing, it keeps students from wandering the halls.
If they leave the room they have to knock to get back in.



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17 Jul 2022, 1:01 pm

Of course you're going to be trapped in that room and the shooter might bust the door down or get in through a window. But the risks are so worth Americans being allowed to have their precious, invaluable guns. :roll: