guns in schools

Harrisburg Wants Untrained Armed Guards in Our Schools

Harrisburg Wants Untrained Armed Guards in Our Schools

Well, despite our best efforts, last week, the PA Senate passed the dangerous bill we told you about — HB 49. This bill extends the time for armed guards in schools to get mandatory, specialized training for school officers. But in the interim, they will still be...

HB 49 and what Happens Next

HB 49 and what Happens Next

Yesterday the PA Senate voted on HB49.  This bill was originally intended to be a vehicle to provide arrest power to School Resource Officers — something inadvertently removed  this summer. But as this bill moved through the process it had several amendments attached...

Pa Senate is Voting to Put Guns in Schools — We Need to Stop Them

The PA Senate, not content to focus on finalizing a budget this week, has decided to take up the issue of allowing teachers and other nonsecurity personnel to be armed in our public schools. No one thinks this is a good idea -- not teachers, not parents, not students,...