Nearly 75 percent of teachers oppose the idea of being trained to carry guns in schools, a new survey finds. Kids are already surrounded with guns anywhere they go, ie concealed carry permit holders, themselves(if they are old enough) or family members, and law enforcement where they are not, ironically, is where they seem to get mass murdered forcing teachers to carry guns is indeed a terrible idea letting those who. Republican lawmakers in alabama and colorado are trying to pass bills that would allow teachers to carry handguns on school grounds. Of course we should let teachers carry guns in school, the right-leaning washington examiner proclaimed in a headline i have not yet heard a single good argument for why we shouldn't generally allow teachers to carry concealed firearms on school grounds, daniel payne wrote in an editorial “with as. It's time to make our schools a much harder target for attackers, trump said when we declare our schools to be gun-free zones it just puts our students in far more danger well-trained, gun-adept teachers and coaches should be the ones carrying guns i mean, i don't want to have 100 guards with rifles.
The horror of another school shooting -- this one at a high school in parkland, florida, where 17 people were killed -- re-ignited the debate over what to do about this problem one idea has been to permit teachers to carry guns while in school in the hope that armed teachers would be able to deter or stop a. Guntersville, ala - alabama state representative will ainsworth is introducing legislation in light of the school shooting in south florida ainsworth is working on a bill that would allow some public school teachers and administrators to carry a gun during school hours. Most north carolina educators think it's a bad idea to let teachers carry guns in the classroom, and they say arming teachers would make schools less safe and harm the learning environment, according to a newly released poll the valentine's day mass shooting at marjory stoneman douglas high school.
Hundreds of school districts across the country have given staff access to guns, seeing the weaponry not as a political statement but a practical greg abbott of texas, a republican, told mr trump that in more than 100 school districts in texas, teachers and other personnel carry a weapon and are trained. President donald trump said that he is “strongly considering” allowing teachers to carry concealed firearms could help prevent mass shootings in schools like the one last week in florida trump made the comments wednesday during a listening session at the white house with survivors of the mass. Experts say it's not clear whether such policies reduce the likelihood of school shootings or the death toll but president trump and other lawmakers have voiced support for arming teachers — on thursday the president suggested giving bonuses to school staff members who carry guns officials at argyle.
Des moines, iowa -- under iowa law, teachers are allowed to carry weapons at school according to iowa code 7244b, the school must specifically authorize the person bring the weapon onto school grounds. Trump's solution to school shootings: arm teachers with guns donald trump has said he will consider a proposal to arm school teachers in an attempt to prevent mass shootings, a move certain to prove fiercely divisive it's called concealed carry, where a teacher would have a concealed gun on them. After a gunman at marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland fla killed 17 people on valentine's day, trump proposed arming well trained, gun adept teachers who had special training or military experience — he said his goal was 20 percent or more — and giving them bonuses for carrying. Teachers carrying guns may be a terrible or even a ridiculous idea to critics, but some school administrators are making the case for arming their staff.
Teachers could soon be carrying concealed guns inside schools in pike county under a proposal that was preliminarily approved monday evening by the pike county school board the unanimous decision came after the board heard concerns about school safety from teachers, parents and administrators. Following the high school shooting in florida, an alabama lawmaker is proposing legislation that would arm teachers. While 172 texas school districts allow staff carry guns in schools, the local aft decried that idea after the florida school shooting.
President trump is pushing for new measures that would allow states to arm a band of expert teachers to carry firearms in their classrooms. More than a dozen schools in missouri arm teachers. When charles mcmahan agreed to talk with the daily signal about his program enabling trained teachers and other staff to carry guns in school, the oklahoma school superintendent knew he'd be falling on the politically incorrect end of a sensitive conversation but as the educator who oversees more. While the nation debates whether teachers should carry guns to protect students from armed intruders, the question is already settled in one texas school district, where educators have had firearms on campus for years cnn's ed lavandera reports.