Arm Teachers With Guns
Credit The Guardian
‘It is the gun, it’s the person behind the gun and it’s about helping people before they ever reach that point,’ said a mother whose son died at Sandy Hook elementary
Update: Trump insists on arming teachers despite lack of evidence it would stop shootings
David Smith in Washington
Wed 21 Feb 2018 17.39 EST
Last modified on Thu 22 Feb 2018 17.58 EST
Angry father of Florida victim asks Trump: ‘How many children have to get shot?’
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.
The US president, holding a listening session at the White House with survivors of last week’s Florida school shooting and others affected by gun violence, claimed that allowing airline pilots to carry and conceal guns had demonstrated the measure could be a success.