Florida Bill Would Block Funding to Arm Teachers


May 6, 2019 - 5:00
Florida Bill Would Block Funding to Arm Teachers

[caption id="attachment_75178" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Firearms instructor demonstrates the proper way to grip a pistol to a group of local public school teachers in Sarasota, Florida January 11, 2013. (REUTERS/Brian Blanco)[/caption] A Congresswoman has re-introduced a bill that would prevent the Trump administration from using anti-terrorism funds to purchase guns for teachers. US Representative Val Demings (D-Fla.) announced on Monday that she has re-introduced The Secure Communities and Safe Schools Act, which would hinder the use of Homeland Security and Urban...

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One Reply to “Florida Bill Would Block Funding to Arm Teachers”

  1. Why not devote these federal funds to hiring more teachers, counselors, social workers, and culturally responsive teaching? We need to help students develop stronger relationships with their school communities.

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