December 26, 2013
School shootings across the country have prompted studies on school safety in Pennsylvania reports, calls to boost security budgets and, now, legislation to allow school staff to carry firearms is on the table.
A year ago, top lawmakers and the Corbett administration said they didn’t want to talk about arming teachers in a bid to deter gun violence in schools, but that’s exactly the debate state Sen. Don White (R-Indiana) wants to have.
White’s proposal would let school boards decide whether their school employees can carry firearms. He said the idea came from teachers in his district.