I recently had to listen to the uneducated blithering of a conservative colleague in my high school concerning gun control. I’m going to call him Rudy for the sake of keeping his privacy. In it, he claims that “gun free zones aren’t effective and shouldn’t exist-except for schools.” He says that “criminals don’t follow the law,” and “certain states that enacted gun control on AR-15s saw no significant drop in gun violence,” and more similar pieces of Republican propaganda.
Well, Rudy, let me stop you right there; Where’s your justification on whether an area should be a gun free zone or not? Immediately after saying this, my genius English teacher asked if students should be allowed to carry weapons into school. Tripping over his own logic, Rudy stammered out some gibberish that sounded like, “No, that’s different because first of all students are considered minors and already have their first amendment limit