Originally Posted by listopencil
Uh...no. You have it backwards. The thinking is that these people who seem to think that inanimate objects are the source of crime still make sure that those same inanimate objects are all around them for their own security. The same people who seem to think that a "Gun Free Zone" sign is going to protect a six year old would never rely on such sign to protect their own asses.
I don't have a problem with armed guards at schools if they want that. I just think it is silly to make the comparison about security at places that are a prime targets for disgruntled nuts. A "gun free zone" is silly, and so is labelling a gun a mere "inanimate object."