Arizona And Texas Considering Guns In The Classroom

Posted by | February 27, 2011 11:28 | Filed under: Top Stories

Arizona and Texas are among a dozen legislatures considering permitting guns in classrooms.

Lawmakers in Arizona will consider three bills that would let people over the age of 21 carry guns on campuses…

There are also three gun bills pending in the Texas Legislature. Supporters of the legislation say teachers and students are targets of would-be gunmen.

Administrators, campus police, and most students oppose these measures. But Republican Arizona State Rep. Jack Harper, aided by a strong gun lobby, believes this will deter crime. Utah already allows guns on all campuses.

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