Friday, December 21, 2012

SC Bill Takes Aim To Arm Public School Employees With Guns


 There is some sanity left.

Years ago Texas began arming its teachers. Now more states are seeing it as a viable, and I might add, rational and logical option to letting kids and teachers simply be herded up and made victims of in a place where there is supposed to be learning. Now, my home State of South Carolina is following that lead with a new bill that was introduced in the South Carolina House of Representatives which takes aim at arming public school employees on campuses throughout the state.

Rep. Phillip D. Lowe (SC District 60), a father of three and member of the National Rifle Association, wants to amend South Carolina’s code by adding a section “to provide a public school employee who has a concealed weapons permit may possess a firearm on the premises of his employer.”

According to the bill, Article 5, Chapter 1, Title 59 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding the following:

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