Alabama Rep. To Introduce Arming Teachers Bill Even Though School Objects
State Rep. Kerry Rich is oblivious that school officials don’t want this.
“I know that teachers, probably some of them, would feel comfortable with a weapon if we put them in a safe,” said Hugh Taylor, the new DeKalb County Schools superintendent. “But you’re talking about training, and I’m afraid if we put a gun in every teacher’s classroom, that we may run into some issues. [...]
Fort Payne City Schools Superintendent Jim Cunningham said teachers went into the profession to “teach,” and, “I daresay they would feel that they were not trained or ready for that situation.”