By John Crump
Washington, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)-Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has triggered anti-gun groups with her plan to keep the schools in the country safe. Her idea is to use taxpayer money to buy teachers firearms.
Earlier this year Texas and Oklahoma asked the Department of Education whether they could use federal funds to purchase guns and training for their teachers.
Also earlier this year Democrats were able to push through a bill that prohibits the use of federal funds for guns in schools. To the anti-gunner’s horror, the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants do not fall under this law. That means that schools can still use these funds to train and arm teachers.
Anti-gun House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke out against the idea of using the funds to train and arm teachers. She claims that this proposal is a gift to the NRA.
“This is one of the most egregious, short-sighted and dangerous executive branch abuses of our education system in modern history,” Pelosi said in a released statement. “Secretary DeVos continues to lead an anti-student and anti-teacher campaign on behalf of special interests and the NRA that rejects proven and effective initiatives to ensure a …Read the Rest