Positive comments and concrete suggestions are needed to improve safety and security in schools and to prevent shootings in classrooms. This article in Popular Science magazine and the comments it generated show how the discussion can switch focus and end up in quagmire. There is a need for full debate of all issues with the prime objective of protecting students at school. There are many factors that must be included in the dialogue in order to identify all practical solutions that will protect our children and keep kids safe in schools.