Poll: Is arming teachers a good idea?

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FILE – In this Dec. 27, 2012 file photo, Clark Aposhian, president of Utah Shooting Sport Council, demonstrates with a plastic gun, rear, while Joanna Baginska, a fourth-grade teacher from Odyssey Charted School, in American Fork, Utah, aims a 40 cal. Sig Sauer during concealed-weapons training for the teachers in West Valley City, Utah. School […]

Some lawmakers want to allow K-12 teachers to be armed. A bill pending at the State Capitol would allow for teachers or staffers with a handgun permit to carry their weapon at school, provided an administrator is aware.  

Law enforcement is against the idea, saying those teachers or staffers would need more training. 

News 2 wants to know…Is arming teachers a good idea? 


Yes – 67%

No – 33% 

Votes: 1,239


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