Bingham introduces bill to arm teachers, volunteers - Winston-Salem Journal: News

Bingham introduces bill to arm teachers, volunteers

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Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 11:47 am

Gun-toting teachers and armed school volunteers would be permitted inside North Carolina’s public schools under new legislation that would expand who could legally have firearms on campus.

A bill introduced Thursday in the state Senate would create the position of “school safety marshal,” allowing people who complete a new state-designed training course to carry guns on campus. School boards would be able to hire people for the position or take applications from school employees and school volunteers to serve as marshals.

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