“When that madman walks onto the campus intent on killing our children, we are going to immediately engage him and shoot at him a lot,” said Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd. Judd’s Sentinel Program, which is designed to train and arm school staff members who volunteer to be special deputies, has this week expanded to
Israel has made a decision to up the weapons available to deputies providing school security. (Photo: YouTube screengrab) Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Wednesday said that deputies qualified to carry AR-15s will have them with them on campus moving forward, with the blessing of school officials. Israel, sheriff in the county that saw 17
Mississippi state Rep. Charles Young Jr., a Meridian Democrat, produced his handgun on the House floor to protest legislation on carry permits (Photo: Rep. Robert Foster) A Mississippi lawmaker held up his handgun and concealed carry permit Thursday after a controversial bill to strengthen gun carry rights in the state advanced in the House. Rep.
University of Arkansas officials point out that, while Act 562 will allow campus carry, it only applies to those with the enhancement, only covers concealed carry, and that other state laws prohibit the storage of guns in university facilities including residence halls. (Photo: University of Arkansas) The Arkansas Legislative Council last week approved the state’s
Gov. Rick Snyder warned that he hasn’t changed his position on legislation barring the open carry of handguns in gun-free zones in exchange for lifting the prohibition on concealed carry. (Photo: Paul Sancya/AP) Michigan’s Republican Governor cautioned legislation that passed the state Senate last week to expand concealed carry rights in gun free zones is
Michigan State Sen. Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, speaks on the Senate floor in this file photo from Nov. 2016. (Photo: Mike Shirkey’s office) Lawmakers in The Wolverine State on Wednesday approved bills to allow concealed carry in schools, protect the gun rights of foster parents and allow teenagers to get carry permits. The five-pack of bills
A Oregon science teacher accused of having a gun at school is on leave for potentially violating the district’s policy, not criminal law. Sprague High School teacher Richard Johnston, a 25-year career educator with the Salem-Keizer Public Schools district, was allegedly spotted Friday with a gun on his person at school. While police advise there