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Guns in Schools

Teacher Carrying Gun Hurts Herself At School

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

By Peg McEntee SALT LAKE CITY, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A Utah elementary school teacher with a state permit to carry a con...

Missouri Lawmakers Expand Gun Rights In Schools

AP | SUMMER BALLENTINE | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers expanded the potential for teachers to bring guns to schools and for residents to openly carry firearm...

Massachusetts Creates National Gun Safety Model

Robert A. DeLeo | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Robert A. DeLeo

While states in much of the country were content to take quick action to address gun violence, Massachusetts took time to craft a comprehensive and strong bill which has garnered wide support. Our law in Massachusetts is unique.

Missouri Governor Vetoes Bill Allowing Teachers To Carry Concealed Weapons

AP | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have allowed specially trained teachers to carry concealed g...

Should Kids Be Taught About Guns in School?

Keosha Varela | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Keosha Varela

Metcalf made headlines late last year when his long-time career at Guns & Ammo came to an end after a piece he wrote about the line between firearm regulation and the 2nd Amendment.

Joy Resmovits

Schools Were Getting Much Safer Until 2010, Government Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

American public and private schools are generally much safer than they were 10 years ago, but school crime began a slight climb in 2010, according to ...

Photo Gets Army Vet Banned From Child's School

Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents

A Georgia mother is demanding an apology after being banned from her daughter's school over a Facebook photo of her concealed weapons permit. Army ...

Colorado School Allows Teachers With Concealed Handguns

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

A school in rural Colorado is implementing a new safety plan allowing the school's teachers and staff members to carry concealed handguns. The plan is...

The Horrifying Way A School Employee Decided To Teach Kids A Lesson

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

Parents at a North Carolina school are upset after a staff member came to classes dressed up as an armed robber last week. The staff member’s aim...

Georgia District May Start Keeping Assault Rifles

AP | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Under a plan being discussed by a northeast Georgia school district, AR-15-type assault rifles would be stored in safes insid...

Bullies With Guns

Ken Toltz | Posted 11.26.2013 | Denver
Ken Toltz

As a third generation Coloradan, I'm confident this is neither the vision nor the image of Colorado the vast majority carry in their hearts. However, the question now is; what are we willing to do about it?

Should An Elementary School Be Raffling Off A Rifle?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

A North Carolina elementary school has come under fire for choosing to raffle off a rifle at an upcoming school fundraiser. Lucama Elementary Scho...

Could This Sign Deter A Potential School Shooter?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

Do you think this sign could deter a potential shooter? A private school in Arkansas apparently hopes it will. Reddit user Jmillerdude poste...

Professors Get Bulletproof Whiteboards

Posted 08.22.2013 | College

Bulletproof whiteboards will be among the back-to-school supplies for professors at one university. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is spe...

Back to School: Lock and Load

David Beem | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics
David Beem

Is the United States of America a country where guns come before books? Arming teachers represents a major step in advancing our cultural arms escalation. Consider: Teachers aren't "supposed to be" soldiers or law enforcement officers.

Should A High School Have An Indoor Shooting Range?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

When North Atlanta High School in Georgia opened its doors on Wednesday, students were greeted by a number of unusual features: a 900-car parking deck...

State Attorney General: Schools Can't Arm Teachers, Staff

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas school districts can't use a little-known state law to employ teachers and staff as guards who can carry guns on ca...

Jason Linkins

Steve Stockman Discovers Some Love For Big Government Intrusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

Here's one for your "GOP small-government fetish is selective garbage" file: Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), endeavoring as always to present himself a...

Student Shot At Middle School

Posted 07.24.2013 | Miami

A teenage student was shot in the leg at a middle school south of Miami Friday afternoon, sending the campus into lockdown. Miami-Dade Police said...

School District Debuts Random Metal-Detector Screenings

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

Following a slew of recent gun incidents, Florida's Orange County school district has opted to introduce random metal-detector screenings through the ...

Despite Controversy, Guns Allowed In Some Schools In This State

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics

KUTZTOWN, Pa. -- Students on some of Pennsylvania's college campuses might be carrying more than books. At least five Pennsylvania state-owned univer...

Montana Governor Vetoes Campus Carry Bill

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) vetoed a bill Monday that would have allowed guns on college campuses in the state, the Associated Press reported. ...

Rural Colorado School District Arms Administrators

Posted 05.06.2013 | Denver

A rural Colorado school board has given two of its top administrators a new title: Security Officer -- a title which grants the administrators the abi...

Guns on Campus, and Beyond

R. Barbara Gitenstein | Posted 06.19.2013 | College
R. Barbara Gitenstein

What's needed are policies that address the underlying social, cultural, and mental health factors that drive gun violence, with the understanding that these issues vary from one region of the country to another.

In Guns We Trust

Rev. Kenneth Tanner | Posted 06.10.2013 | Religion
Rev. Kenneth Tanner

As individuals, we are responsible for our choices, especially the choice to kill. But something in our collective heart appears diseased. We cling to guns, it seems, more tightly than we cling to God.