From the daily archives: Monday, December 6, 2021

Stand Your Ground, Teachers?

On December 6, 2021 By

Noticeably absent from Ohio House Bill 99 – the “Let’s Arm Teachers” bill is any clarification on the “rules of engagement” as to when an educator might utilize the handgun that is on their person.

While the majority of the argument centers around the concept of a school shooter, state laws that apply to self-defense outside of a school setting definitely muddy the waters.

First of all, I would never want a teacher to ever be faced with the prospect of having to say “I shot my student”.  Such a circumstance of shooting someone is devastating enough for […]

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