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jpak

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Tue Feb 20, 2018, 08:02 PM Feb 2018

Kentucky Moves To Add Guns To Schools After School Shooting [View all]

Source: NPR

The school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that took 17 lives followed one in rural western Kentucky by three weeks. The Kentucky shooter killed two high school sophomores and injured 18 other people.

In the wake of the tragedy at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky's Republican governor and legislature say they won't consider gun any control proposals. Rather, a measure allowing teachers or staff to carry guns on campus has gained traction.

Republican state Sen. Steve West admits his bill isn't going to stop all school shootings, but he hopes it'll help.

"It increases that kid's chances of surviving. And if there is someone there with a weapon, they will be able to take down the assailant, or at least calm the situation," West said

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Read more: https://www.npr.org/2018/02/20/587368514/kentucky-moves-to-add-guns-to-schools-after-school-shooting

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Of course many many more kids will die before this FILTH is removed from office all over Eliot Rosewater Feb 2018 #1
What could possibly go wrong? Honeycombe8 Feb 2018 #2
No words for continued corruption & madness. Many said this wouldn't happen. appalachiablue Feb 2018 #3
Incredibly stupid Bayard Feb 2018 #4
What if........................ guillaumeb Feb 2018 #5
What if teacher is trigger happy and shoots another teacher or student they thought a threat ? lunasun Feb 2018 #8
Another example to show how idiotic this idea is. eom guillaumeb Feb 2018 #23
What if the killer shoots the teacher first? subterranean Feb 2018 #13
That is not part of the scenario. guillaumeb Feb 2018 #24
Before any What-ifs- Has a teacher EVER been the perp?? Save it for another site. mpcamb Feb 2018 #17
Seems irrational to discount potential outcomes. LanternWaste Feb 2018 #21
FUCK Republican state Sen. Steve West ... pangaia Feb 2018 #6
Calm? Chellee Feb 2018 #7
I guess Senator West has plans for the teachers PJMcK Feb 2018 #9
they are not getting it Skittles Feb 2018 #10
So will the teachers be armed with AR-15's? YOHABLO Feb 2018 #11
my insane kentucky home Hermit-The-Prog Feb 2018 #12
Didn't I just read that the Kentucky Cha Feb 2018 #18
1 state seat flipped Hermit-The-Prog Feb 2018 #22
🌊🌊🌊 #FlipItBlue #BlueWave2018 riversedge Feb 2018 #14
Thinking back to their school days, heckles65 Feb 2018 #15
"A well regulated militia" Mike Niendorff Feb 2018 #16
More bullets flying won't "calm the situation"! nt tblue37 Feb 2018 #19
Native Kentuckian here negoldie Feb 2018 #20
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