The latest news in Colorado is going VIRAL! A new law has been passed for the teachers and staff to help protect their students.
Reported by freedomnews,
Teachers and other staff in a rural Colorado district will be allowed to carry guns in order to help them protect their students.
According to cbsnews,
DENVER — A rural Colorado school district decided to allow its teachers and other school staff members to carry guns on campus to protect students.
The Hanover School District 28 board voted 3-2 Wednesday night to allow school employees to volunteer to be armed on the job after undergoing training.
The district’s two schools serve about 270 students about 30 miles southeast of Colorado Springs, and it takes law enforcement an average of 20 minutes to get there. The district currently shares an armed school resource officer with four other school districts.
Board member Michael Lawson backed the idea not only as way to protect students from a mass shooting, but also as protection against possible violence connected with nearby marijuana grows, which he believes are connected with foreign cartels, the Gazette of Colorado Springs reported.
He said it will take months to work out the details and to train employees.
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