By Tom Knighton
Anti-gunners are shaking their heads right about now. It seems that when they think of panels to examine a school shooting, the only thing they want to hear is some form of gun control.
Yet a panel empowered by President Trump in the wake of the Parkland massacre has managed to find all kinds of things they believe will help that have nothing at all to do with gun control, including armed staff at schools.
“Our conclusions in this report do not impose one-size-fits-all solutions for everyone, everywhere,” said Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who led the commission. “The primary responsibility for the physical security of schools and the safety of their students naturally rests with states and local communities.”
Trump praised the report at a White House event Tuesday, saying “nothing is more important than protecting our nation’s children.”
On the question of whether schools should arm staff members, the panel said it should be left to states and schools to decide, but DeVos said schools should “seriously consider” the option. The report highlights districts that have armed staff members, and it steers schools to federal funding that can be used for firearm training.
Among the biggest proposals is a rollback of …Read the Rest
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