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Calif. Lawmakers Propose Arming Teachers

January 30, 2013  | 

A group of seven Republican state lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would allow school districts to use education funds to train teachers, administrators and janitors to use guns so they can protect campuses from violent intruders.

The lawmakers, led by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of San Bernardino, made the proposal in response to last month's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that killed 20 children and six adults.

"The idea is to create essentially an invisible line of defense around our kids," Donnelly said at a Capitol news conference.

Read the full Los Angeles Times story.

Tags: Campus Safety, School Shootings, Sandy Hook School Shooting


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Capt. Crunch @ 2/1/2013 10:53 AM

What a stupid idea. Why not just hire a police officer or a well trained armed security officer. These Republicans have their heads up their butts.

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