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By MARY H BASE GILLES
Contributor 

With proper training and equipment, guns can be an asset in schools

Guest Commentary

 


In “Firearms and schools are a bad combination,” published in the Dec. 29, 2016 issue of the Cheney Free Press the question was “Should teachers be allowed to have weapons on school property?” And while it was a policy just being “looked at” by Idaho’s Mountain View School District, it is a question every school district should be asking. According to the Free Press editorial, “If the policy passes, staff members who choose to bring a weapon to campus must conceal it or lock it up.”

Why on earth would teachers bother bringing a weapon to school if only to lock it up? If t...



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