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on January 27, 2016 in World News

SC Rep Introduces Bill Allowing Teachers to Be Armed on Campus

by AWR Hawkins On January 25, South Carolina state representative Phillip Lowe (R-Florence) introduced legislation allowing teachers with concealed carry permits to take a special training course then carry a pistol for the defense of themselves and their students. The bill creates a layer of security called—”School Protection Officers”—who could “be teachers, administrators or any other school employees who would be allowed to carry guns or pepper spray at school.” According to WJBF,  representative Lowe said, “Schools are gun-free zones now, and that makes them a target.” He stressed that would-be attackers would steer clear of South Carolina schools if they… View Article

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