South of Certainty
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South of Certainty

Why Arming Teachers is a Terrible Idea

A man in a dark grey shirt and black tie holding an assault rifle and high capacity magazine
Photo by Austin Lowman on Unsplash

How sad is it that mass shootings are commonplace in our country?

How sad is it that there are people who will blame everything but guns for why we have so much gun violence.

Even sadder is that we’ve collectively begun to grow desensitized to the damage and death wrought by someone who finds a way to justify getting a gun and ending people’s lives. News outlets can…

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Matthew B. Johnson

Matthew B. Johnson

I’m a Sacramento-based writer, English professor, track coach, C-5 incomplete quadriplegic, diehard 49ers fan, comic book geek, and lover of all things coffee.