R3: Armed School Guards

1) What problem does it solve? Mass shooters target unarmed citizens.

2) How well does it solve the problem? 

Affirmative Answer: TBD

Negative Answer: TBD

3) What new problems does it add?

Affirmative Answer: None

Negative Answer:

(a) Creates the risk of a guard’s gun falling into the wrong hands. If a guard is overpowered, we’ve now given someone with bad intentions a weapon.

4) What are the economic and social costs?

Affirmative Answer: Economic cost of armed guards. Social cost of having presence of armed guards in schools.

Negative Answer: Economic cost of armed guards. Social cost of having presence of armed guards in schools.

5) Given the above, is it worth the costs?

Affirmative Answer: Yes

Negative Answer: No

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