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Guns at school? Pa. bill would allow trained teachers, others to be armed

April 19, 2017 – PennLive – by Jan Murphy

After putting in place a rash of laws over the past two decades to stem the tide of school violence and keep guns out of educational settings, a state lawmaker now wants to reverse course. 

He wants to give school districts the option of allowing their teachers, principals and other school employees to possess firearms on school premises.

Sen. Don White, R-Indiana County, said his bill would clarify existing law that bans weapons on school property to say specifically that school employees trained in the use of a firearms are permitted to be armed on campus.

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