13 May , 2019

Major New Research on School Safety: Schools that Allow Teachers to Carry Guns haven’t seen school shootings during school hours

Schools that Allow Teachers to Carry Guns are Extremely Safe: Data on the Rate of Shootings and Accidents in Schools that allow Teachers to Carry

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After the Columbine school shooting 20 years ago, one of the more significant changes in how we protect students has been the advance of legislation that allows teachers to carry guns at schools.…

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1 Dec , 2018

Twelve States Mandate People can Carry Guns on College Campuses, 23 states leave it up to individual schools

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On Thursday, May 4th, 2017, Georgia became the 12th state to mandate that public universities allow people to carry guns on campus.  Following Arkansas, Georgia was the second state to pass campus carry in 2017.  Ten other states have done so: Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, Oregon, Tennessee (faculty and staff), Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.  …

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9 Mar , 2018

States that allow teachers and school staff to carry guns

UPDATED: October 8, 2018 (ORIGINAL March 7, 2018): After the Parkland, Florida high school shooting, a number of states have considered allowing teachers and staff to carry concealed handguns.  The obvious question is how has it worked in the states that allow guns to be carried.  For example, here is information on accidental shootings and insurance premiums after they allow teachers to carry.  …

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