Florida Could Expand A Law That Now Allows Some Teachers To Carry Guns In SchoolsThe extremely controversial issue of arming teachers could be about to hit a boiling point.
Bill To Allow Guns In Public Schools Suffers Major SetbackA bill that would allow designated individuals to carry guns in Florida’s public schools suffered a major setback.
Gun Bill Could Rekindle School Safety Debate After the issue drew heavy debate during the 2014 legislative session, a House Republican is bringing back a proposal that could lead to some public-school employees or volunteers carrying guns on campus.
"Guns In Schools" Bill Clears State HouseA measure that would allow guns to be carried in school by people with special training has passed in the Florida House.
Florida School Guns Proposal Gets House OKWith some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.
Controversy Emerges Over Allowing Guns In SchoolsMilitary veterans or retired law-enforcement officers with concealed weapons permits and special training could be designated to bring guns into elementary, middle and high schools under a proposal moving through the Florida Legislature.
Senate Panel To Discuss Bill That Would Allow Armed School EmployeesFlorida’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday will consider a bill that would allow school principals or superintendents to designate trained employees to carry guns on school campuses or in district administration buildings.
House Panel Passes "Common Sense" Tweak To School Gun PoliciesA bill backed by the National Rifle Association that lawmakers said would add "common sense" to zero-tolerance policies for guns in public schools has sailed through a House education panel.