Donald Trump says that the best way to stop the next school shooting is to give teachers guns. Not only is this idea completely crazy, but it would actually make schools far less safe for our children. The only solution is to get weapons designed for warfare out of the hands of civilians, but that idea is off the table in Republican Land, as Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced