Dwight, the Taft HS shooter was talked out of his shotgun by two unarmed faculty/staff members. A gun isn't the only solution. It is often a necessary and may be the best solution, but not the only solution and not always the best.
"If you look through your scope and see your shoe, aim higher."
-- said to me by my 11 year old daughter before going out for hogs 8/13/2011