Alabama – Rep. Will Ainsworth of Guntersville, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, is lobbying for arming [willing] teachers in the state’s public school system. “Our children are sitting ducks in gun-free schools, and as the parent of three public school students,” Ainsworth said in a press release, “I believe we must act now in order to prevent another tragedy,”
Florida – Sen. Dennis Baxley has refiled a bill that would give teachers and staff the opportunity to be armed. Sen. Baxley stated to WESH 2 News in Orlando, “You’re going to have incidents. It’s empowering people to act so they have responsibility for the safety of these children.” [In Florida, the chances of Campus Carry for Teachers and Staff has been an uphill battle due to Republican Turncoats like Sen. Anitere Flores and Sen. Rene Garcia.]
North Carolina – Rep. Larry Pittman is currently drafting a bill that would allow teachers to be armed on campus. “We have to get over this useless hysteria about guns and allow school personnel to have a chance to defend their lives and those of their students,” Pittman told The Charlotte News and Observer.
Meanwhile in New Mexico, teachers are taking things into their own hands.