Push to arm teachers may be picking up momentum

Ever since the shootings in Newtown, Conn., gun rights advocates have been pushing for teachers to be armed as a way to prevent future school shootings. Now, local gun advocacy groups are offering teachers easy ways to make it happen.CBS News reports:The Utah Shooting Sports Council said it would waive its $50 fee for concealed-weapons training for the teachers. Instruction featuring plastic guns was to start Thursday inside a conference room at Maverick Center, a hockey arena in the Salt Lake City suburb of West Valley. It’s an idea gaining traction in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting. In Ohio, the Buckeye Firearms Association said it was launching a test program in tactical firearms training for 24 teachers initially.Continue Reading…

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Push to arm teachers may be picking up momentum

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