It happens every time. A gun nut or some deranged students kill some kids at school, and pro-gun advocates are right there with the solution: Arm Our Teachers. This time, it's a Republican lawmaker in Green Bay, Wisconsin, who says teachers ought to bring guns into the classroom to protect themselves. "Sometimes when people are intent on harming others, the only reasonable response you could have is to confront them with firepower to stop them," says Frank Lasee, the pol who proposed this lunatic idea.
According to Lasee, the method has been successful in Israel and Thailand, where schools were once heavily targeted by terrorists.
In the meantime, amid the swirl of political news and wars overseas, a moment of silence for the little girls killed in Pennsylvania.