Proposed Law to Allow Armed Police Inside Baltimore Schools Fails
By John Crump
Baltimore, MD –-(Ammoland.com)- Baltimore is one of the most violent cities in America. Even though Maryland has some of the strictest gun control laws in the country the use of illegal guns in crimes is rampant across the city. Homicides are at an all-time record high level.
Gang violence has inundated the Baltimore school system. One Baltimore school saw seven students killed in just 15 months. According to the local Baltimore CBS affiliate, WJZ13 several teachers and staff members have been attacked this school year. One school nurse talking to Fox45 described working in a Baltimore school as akin to going to war every day.
With all this violence in schools, it is up to the school board to protect the students and the staff members. They have decided the best way to protect their wards is for them to uphold a rule by a vote of 10-0 that bans police officers from carrying a gun within the school grounds.
State Del. Cheryl D. Glenn introduced HB31 which would have changed that law and allowed police to carry guns within the schools, but the Democrat had to withdraw the bill when it …Read the Rest