Concealed Weapons In School

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Every day in America a student brings a weapon to school, sometimes injuring or even killing people. But why do they do this and how does it happen? There are lots of things that can cause this to happen. I’m going to let you in on a few of them.
The first question I am going to answer is how do weapons even get in schools?
Well, the truth is that there is no way to detect concealed weapons. There are not any metal detectors and you don't get a pat-down every day before you go to class. So as I am writing this paper at my desk, the person sitting next to me that I talk to every day and think they are normal could have a gun on them and I wouldn’t even have a clue. According to, a SC lawmaker said that “We have to put metal detectors …show more content…

According to, the main reason students bring weapons to school is because of bullying. It says that teens that are bullied are 2 times more likely to bring a weapon to school.
A lot of people want to know what actions can students and adults take to help prevent these sort of things from happening? Well, first of all, we could do what I talked about in the first paragraph and install metal detectors in every school And put more than one police officer at each school. We could also encourage students to not bully others. By doing this we could lower the number of angry and upset students and make them feel safe therefore not bringing any type of weapon to school.
That being said, how do kids gain access to these weapons? The answer, according to is that most of the school shootings that have happened the shooter got the gun from their parents by sneaking into their room while they're asleep. That's was the main way. But parents also let their kids have knives and even guns. I feel like not one person under the age of 18 should have a firearm no one! that is one way a student could easily bring a weapon to school. He would have easy access to the

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