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A Florida culinary teacher who sheltered 65 students in her classroom during last week's mass shooting gave a simple, but compelling, explanation for why faculty shouldn't be armed and expected to fire at an active shooter.
Ashley Kurth, 34, asked Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida during CNN's town hall on Wednesday night whether she was now expected to "serve and protect" in addition to her responsibilities educating students.
She then pointed out a major logistical problem any teacher in a similar mass shooting situation would encounter once authorities arrived.
The first thing that happened when the SWAT team came in — the first question they asked was, 'Is anybody injured?' And the following question was, 'Does anybody have a gun?' And I wouldn't want to be the person saying, 'Yes, I do.'
Read the full article on arming faculty by Michelle Mark at Business Insider