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Wyoming House Approves Bill Allowing Guns in Schools

February 03, 2015  | 

Legislation that would allow people with concealed-gun permits to carry firearms into public schools and government meetings won easy approval from the Wyoming House of Representatives on Monday after a debate over rising gun violence in U.S. schools, reports Reuters.

The bill, supported by leaders of the Republican-led House, would repeal "gun-free zones" carved out around elementary and secondary schools, as well as colleges and universities.

Passed on a 42-17 vote, the measure also would grant concealed-carry permit holders the right to take their guns into meetings of the state Legislature and local government meetings.

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Daniel Joseph @ 2/3/2015 10:00 PM

Thank God some people are coming their senses. If there is ever a major natural disaster the only way law enforcement will last longer that 24 hours is with a strong well armed citizen base to support them. This needs to happen all over the USA. The whole time I was a peace officer I never had any fear of being harmed by citizens. I always kept in mind that I was a citizen before and I would be a citizen after. Cops have to keep it in mind that they are nothing more than a citizen that has been granted extraordinary powers by statute. It is really good to see the Wyoming legislature had the courage to do this.

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