Just four days after 20 children and six employees were killed by a gunman at a Connecticut elementary school, a South Carolina lawmaker has proposed arming Palmetto State school employees.
A S.C. House bill prefiled on Tuesday by Phillip Lowe, R-Florence, would allow employees who had concealed weapons permits and no history of violence to carry weapons on school grounds — if district officials allowed it. Read the entire bill here.
What do you think? Is the answer to preventing tragedies like the one in Connecticut to have more people at schools armed?
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