After Banning Armed Teachers, CA Considering Firearms Tax to Fund School Security

Just months after Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill barring K-12 teachers from being armed for self-defense, Assemblyman Jim Cooper (D-9) is pushing a tax on firearms to pay for school security. His bill, AB 2497, would also tax ammunition to help fund security at schools. The text of AB 2497 proposes that there … More After Banning Armed Teachers, CA Considering Firearms Tax to Fund School Security

David Hogg: How Can We Expect Teachers to Protect Kids if Broward County Deputy Wouldn’t

screenshot by AWR Hawkins30 Mar 20180 30 Mar, 201830 Mar, 2018 Parkland gun control activist David Hogg suggests Broward County deputy Scot Peterson’s decision to stay out of building 12 while the attack occurred shows that teachers cannot be expected to protect kids. Hogg made this observation on MSBNC’s Morning Joe. Joe Scarborough looked at … More David Hogg: How Can We Expect Teachers to Protect Kids if Broward County Deputy Wouldn’t

Kansas Schools Could Be Held Liable for Denying Teachers Ability to Be Armed

Kansas lawmakers are considering legislation that would hold schools liable for refusing to allow teachers to be armed for defense of themselves and their students. The legislation is sponsored by Rep. Blake Carpenter (R-Derby), who contends that arming teachers would “save lives.” Fox News reports Kansas that school districts have been allowed to arm teachers … More Kansas Schools Could Be Held Liable for Denying Teachers Ability to Be Armed

NC County Placing Armed Security Personnel in Every School

North Carolina’s Henderson County is hiring armed security for each of its public schools as a way of preventing an attack like the one at Florida’s Parkland high school. The security personnel are being sought now and will be in place by the start of the 2018-2019 school year. The Daily Wire quoted Henderson School … More NC County Placing Armed Security Personnel in Every School

City of Richmond School Safety Resolution: Ban ‘Large-Capacity Ammunition Cartridges’

A proposed City of Richmond School Safety resolution asks Congress to ban “large-capacity ammunition cartridges.” The proposed resolution also calls on Congress to “ban the manufacture, sale, purchase, possession, and use of assault weapons.” It also asks to implement “universal background checks.” Such checks would require a background check for a private sale just like the … More City of Richmond School Safety Resolution: Ban ‘Large-Capacity Ammunition Cartridges’

Charlize Theron: ‘Outrageous’ to Allow Armed Teachers to Defend Students

Columbia Pictures by AWR Hawkins17 Mar 20180 17 Mar, 201817 Mar, 2018 While speaking to the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai this week, actress Charlize Theron made clear her belief that it is “outrageous” to even discuss allowing armed teachers to defend students. On February 21 Breitbart News reported that President Trump proposed … More Charlize Theron: ‘Outrageous’ to Allow Armed Teachers to Defend Students

Gun Owners of America: ‘No Guns Allowed’ Signs Less Effective than Teachers that Shoot Back

Joe Raedle/Getty Images by AWR Hawkins16 Mar 20180 16 Mar, 201816 Mar, 2018 During the March 15 airing of Breitbart News Daily, Gun Owners of America’s Erich Pratt stressed that students need more protection than that which comes from a “No Guns Allowed” sign. Pratt was reacting to the left’s two-prong approach of keeping teachers … More Gun Owners of America: ‘No Guns Allowed’ Signs Less Effective than Teachers that Shoot Back