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Officials differ on educators with guns

Will Warren County teachers soon be packing heat? That question was discussed at a county Education Committee meeting Monday night.
The possibility of teachers carrying guns has gained steam following the Dec. 14 shooting in Newtown, Conn., where 27 people, including 20 first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary, died at the hands of a lone gunman.
County Commissioner Joel Akers asked Director of Schools Bobby Cox, “Are you going to arm them?” referring to county teachers.
Cox said, “I am not against owning a gun, but I am against making them own a gun. More guns in schools is not the ...


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